TreeTops Greatest Stories offers children some of the worlds best-loved tales in a collection of timeless classics. Top children's authors and talented illustrators work together to bring to life our literary heritage for a new generation, engaging and delighting children.
The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.
Each book contains inside cover notes to help children explore the content, supporting their reading development. Teaching notes on Oxford Owl offer cross-curricular links and activities to support guided reading, writing, speaking and listening.
This pack contains 36 books, six of each of the following titles: Tall and Tiny, The Lambton Worm, Icarus, Sea Stories, The Magic Cow and Puss in Boots.
This is Book 44 in the Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories Series. See all Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories books here.
Jeanne Willis Biography
Author Jeanne Willis has written over 80 children's books from picture books and stories for younger readers to teen novels. She has won several awards, including the Children's Book Award, the Silver Smarties Prize and has also been shortlisted for the Whitbread Award.
Born in St Albans in 1959, Jeanne Willis always loved
Susan spent ten years as a teacher in comprehensive schools and on youth training schemes, before becoming a full-time writer. She has won the Sheffield Book Award and has been shortlisted for both the Carnegie Medal and Guardian Children's Fiction Prize.More about Susan Gates
Claire Llewellyn is an experienced children's author. She lives and works in Hertford. Her previous books for Watts include the What's for Lunch series.More about Claire Llewellyn
Pippa lives just outside Cambridge. Having started work in the book world as a sixteen year old doing a Saturday job in Heffers Bookshop, she went on to become a publisher's reader, a writer, and a teacher of writing for children. She has written over eighty books for children, and one adult novel. Shortlisted for numerous awards, she has won Mumsnet's BookMore about Pippa Goodhart
Kimberley Reynolds is the Professor of Children's Literature in the School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics at Newcastle University in the UK. She has served on the boards of a number of national and international organisations, is a Past President of the International Research Society for Children's Literature, and was the first Senior HonoraMore about Kimberley Reynolds
Joe Todd-Stanton grew up in Brighton and was taught to draw by his mother, who is also an illustrator. He studied at UWE Bristol, receiving a first class degree in Illustration. Stanton has been commissioned to work for clients such as Oxford University Press, Usborne Publishing and Aquila magazine. His first picture book, Arthur and the Golden RopeMore about Joe Todd-Stanton
Ladybird brings together characters from well-loved children's TV shows such as Peppa Pig , In the Night Garden , Ben and Holly and the lively twosome Topsy and Tim ; plus a whole host of fairy tale favourites like Cinderella and Pinocchio .
Sharing a Ladybird story with your childMore about Victoria Assanelli