This Read with Oxford Stage 2 story collection contains four traditional tales: The King and his Wish; The Tortoise and the Hare; The Greedy Dog; and The Magic Porridge Pot. This beautifully-illustrated book with clear phonics progression is ideal for children who are developing early reading skills.
These well-loved traditional tales from around the world have been rewritten so that children can read them for themselves. They are expertly levelled and in line with children's phonics learning at school. In additional to the stories, the collection offers tips for reading the stories together, extended story texts that parents can read aloud to their child and story maps that children can use to help retell the story in their own words.
Featuring much-loved characters, great authors, engaging storylines and fun activities, Read with Oxford offers an exciting range of carefully levelled reading books to build your child's reading confidence.
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This is Book 19 in the Read with Oxford Series. See all Read with Oxford books here.
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Nikki Gamble is the founder and Director of Write Away and Just Imagine Story Centre. Nikki has worked in education and reading promotion for over 25 years, Formerly a teacher (secondary and primary) and teacher educator, she is lecturer, writer and education consultant. Nikki is also on the current Executive Committee of United Kingdom Literacy AssociationMore about Alex Lane
Internationally-renowned children's author, Monica Hughes was a master of science fiction and fantasy writing. She was the recipient of numerous awards and was the author of The Isis Trilogy and A Handful of Seeds. She has written a number of titles for the Collins Big Cat series.More about Monica Hughes
David Bedford is a successful picture book writer, who writes with warmth, humour and heart. He has written many books for Little Tiger, including 'Shaggy Dog and the Terrible Itch' illustrated by Gwyneth Williamson. His books for Egmont include 'It's a George Thing', 'Mole's Babies', 'Mole's In Love' and 'Sylvester & Arnold'. He lives in Norfolk with his yoMore about David Bedford
Kate Slater enjoyed a blissful childhood growing up on a beautiful farm in Staffordshire, which has provided the inspiration for many of her stories. She graduated from Kingston University in 2008 with a degree in Illustration and Animation. Magpie's Treasure is her first book.More about Kate Slater
Laura Hughes is an award-winning illustrator based in London, UK. She loves picture books and has illustrated many titles for children including There's a Pig Up My Nose, written by John Dougherty; Daddy's Sandwich by Pip Jones and We're Going on an Elf Chase by Martha Mumford.
There's a Pig Up My Nose was the winner of Oscar's Book Prize 2018, an annual