Jane Simmons - Tiddlers: Henry's Favourite Friend - Hachette Children's Group

Tiddlers: Henry's Favourite Friend

By Jane Simmons

  • Paperback
  • £4.99

Fun stories with a word count of fewer than 50 words for emergent readers.

Henry the dog loves playing, especially with his favourite furry friend, Sam the cat.

The Tiddlers series features fun stories with a word count of fewer than 50 words for children who are just starting to read.

A word list at the beginning of the story allows for a quick check of the  reader's ability to read and understand words before reading, and a puzzle at the end of the story encourages rereading for pleasure.

Biographical Notes

Jane Simmons is an award winning writer and illustrator who has done many successful picture books including Percy a colourful pig character and Daisy a very fluffy ad duck, published by Orchard Books.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781445106892
  • Publication date: 27 Jun 2013
  • Page count: 24
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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