The town of Hamelin is over-run with rats, and the mayor is getting desperate for a solution. When the mysterious Pied Piper appears their troubles seem to be over - but what happens when the mayor refuses to pay him? This wordless traditional tale is brought to life by acclaimed author and illustrator Jane Ray.
* Lilac/Band 0 books are wordless books that tell a story through pictures and are designed to develop understanding about how stories work.
* Text type: A wordless traditional story
* Children can re-tell the story using the map on p.14-15.
* Curriculum links: Citizenship: Living in a Diverse World
This is Book 87 in the Collins Big Cat Series. See all Collins Big Cat books here.
Jane Ray was born in Chingford, North East London. After a degree course at Middlesex University in Ceramics and 3-D Design she began her career by designing greeting cards. Jane's first picture book A Balloon for Grandad was shortlisted for the prestigious Mother Goose Prize for first-time book illustrators. Jane's illustration style is instantly recognisabMore about Jane Ray