Author(s): Anita Ganeri
For the first time, Kingfisher brings its expertise in beautifully-designed, trusted non-fiction to the sphere of learning to read. This new graded reading scheme will grip children's interest. Developed with literacy experts, the four-level series will guide young readers as they build confidence and fluency in their literacy skills and progress towards reading alone. LEVEL 3 READING ALONE Extent: 32pp, words per page: up to 100 Sentence structure and vocabulary will be more varied with a wider range of sentence types, vocabulary and punctuation. * Natural language which is clear and precise * High-quality, arresting photos with lots to talk about * Artwork in an attractive variety of styles * Clear design which helps the narrative flow, making obvious links between the text and images * Features to engage readers such as fact boxes, diagrams and graphics, captions, glossary * Prompts to encourage readers to think and talk about the topic * Careful progression over four levels in both language and design features * Helpful advice for parents about sharing books with their children * Online resources for teachers to encourage use in schools
Anita Ganeri has written over 300 information books for children on subjects including religion, geography and natural history. Her books include the Horrible Geography series, which won the Geographical Association Silver Award.