Book band: Turquoise (Ideal for ages 6+)
A hilarious story, ideal for children practising reading at home or in school. By Joanna Nadin, author of the World Book Day book The Worst Class in the World in Danger .
Manjit is going to his new friend Leon's house for tea. There's lots to be worried about... What if they have a scary dog? What if Leon's dad is a dragon? But worst of all, what if they're having pancakes for tea! This relatable comedy about new friendships from prolific children's writer Joanna Nadin is perfect for Key Stage 1 (KS1) children who are learning to read by themselves. It features lively colour illustrations by Ana Gomez, and a storyline that encourages picky eaters to try new foods.
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. ' - Julie-Ann McCulloch, Teacher
This is Book 36 in the Bloomsbury Young Readers Series. See all Bloomsbury Young Readers books here.
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Joanna Nadin is the author of more than 30 books for children and young people, including the best-selling Rachel Riley series for teens and the award-winning Penny Dreadful series for younger readers. The Stepmonster is her first Banana title. Joanna has been shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and Queen of Teen, and Spies, Dad, Big Lauren and Me (9+More about Joanna Nadin