A captivating retelling of an Indian story, ideal for children practising their reading at home or in school.
Ram the farmer is in trouble. Bali the tiger has threatened to eat him, his wife and their children, unless Ram gives up his pretty white cow. But Reeta, Ram's clever wife, has a plan to outwit the hungry tiger...
This beautiful retelling of an Indian folk tale from best-selling author Narinder Dhami is perfect for children who are learning to read by themselves and for Key Stage 1. It features engaging illustrations from Christopher Corr 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. They are packed with gorgeous colour illustrations and include inside cover notes to help adults reading with children, as well as ideas for activities related to the stories.
'Every child needs a Bloomsbury Young Reader. Fun, stretching, just the right length, full of adventurous vocabulary and punctuation.' (Julie-Ann McCulloch, Teacher)
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Ideal for ages 6+
This is Book 1 in the Bloomsbury Young Readers Series. See all Bloomsbury Young Readers books here.
Narinder Dhami is a young writer who has already found a strong voice for children's fiction. She has had two novels for a slightly older age group published by Collins, and we are looking forward to establishing her in a younger market on our list. Her first book for Transworld, ANNIE'S GAME, was published in Corgi Yearling in April 1999: 'A teMore about Narinder Dhami
CHRISTOPHER CORR is an established author/illustrator whose many books have won him international acclaim. They include The Great Race , A Year Full of Stories , and Deep in the Woods . He studied at the Royal College of Art, and now lives and works in London as an artist and tutor at Goldsmiths University.More about Christopher Corr