Croc is late for everything, even her own birthday party. She misses the bus, she can't buy new shoes because the store is closed for lunch, and what's worse, she has the hiccups. A surprise birthday present may be just what she needs. Simple, phonically repetitive text is a great way to develop essential language and early reading skills, and guidance notes are included to give parents confidence as they help their child learn to read.
This is Book 16 in the Phonics Readers Series. See all Phonics Readers books here.
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Fred never wanted to be an astronaut or drive a train when he grew up. Right from the beginning he knew he wanted to draw silly pictures for a living... and some decades later he's living the dream!
Since graduating from UWE Bristol in 1996, Fred now works mostly in children's books, illustrating several titles for Puffin and Usborne publishing, amongst