Book band: Lime (Ideal for ages 6+)
Quizzed for Accelerated Reader
An imaginative, laugh-out-loud story from the author of The Gruffalo, ideal for children practising their reading at home or in school.
Stephen Rice is a cereal superfan. So when his supply of Cracklewheat, Corncrunch, Toastyoats and Choc-o-not-hoops runs out, Stephen is devastated. But there's a competition to win a lifetime supply – if Stephen can build the perfect cereal...
This hilarious story from one of the nation's most loved writers, Julia Donaldson (author of The Gruffalo and countless other much-loved picture books), is perfect for children who are learning to read by themselves at Key Stage 1 (KS1). It features engaging illustrations by Garry Parsons and quirky characters young readers will find hard to resist.
Bloomsbury Young Readers are the perfect way to get children reading, with book-banded stories by brilliant authors like Julia Donaldson. The series is ideal for both home and school, with gorgeous colour illustrations, tips for parents, and fun activity ideas. Online guided reading and teaching notes, written by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE), are available at bloomsburyreaders.com.
'Every child needs a Bloomsbury Young Reader. Fun, stretching, just the right length, full of adventurous vocabulary and punctuation.' - Julie-Ann McCulloch, Teacher
This is Book 15 in the Bloomsbury Young Readers Series. See all Bloomsbury Young Readers books here.
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Julia Donaldson Biography
Julia Donaldson is the highly talented author of some of the best-loved children’s books in the world. Born in London in 1948, she grew up with her younger sister Mary who she loved to create imaginary characters with.
She started her career as a singer-songwriter, writing mainly for children’s television. One of these
Garry Parsons Biography
Garry Parsons is a popular British illustrator who has illustrated many well-loved children's books as well as provided illustrations for magazines, newspapers and adverts.
Garry studied Fine Art at Canterbury University before going on to study Illustration at the University of Brighton.
Garry Parsons Facts