A fun, heartwarming and humorous story, ideal for children practising their reading at home or in school.
Fizzy wants a dog. Not just any dog though - a golden dog with a black nose and very curly hair. So when a dog called Bandit who looks just like this appears in her neighbour's garden, Fizzy will stop at nothing to keep him - even if it means hiding poor Bandit in the laundry basket...
This delightful comedy from Ireland's Children's Laureate Sarah Crossan is perfect for children who are learning to read by themselves and for Key Stage 1. It features illustrations from Nicola Colton and a feisty heroine children will love.
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)
Book Band: White
Ideal for ages 6+
This is Book 10 in the Bloomsbury Young Readers Series. See all Bloomsbury Young Readers books here.
Sarah Crossan is Irish. She graduated with a degree in philosophy and literature before training as an English and drama teacher at Cambridge University and has been working to promote creative writing in schools since. She teaches English at a small private school near New York. She completed her Masters in creative writing at the University of Warwick in 2More about Sarah Crossan
Nicola Colton is an Irish author-illustrator living in Bristol and is the creator of the popular `People of Bristol'. Her work has featured in editorials, print and web campaigns for clients such as Boots UK and Failte Ireland and in various exhibitions. Her debut picture book, A DUBLIN FAIRYTALE (O'Brien Press), was nominated for an Irish Book Award in 2015More about Nicola Colton