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    • ISBN:9781445154060
    • Publication date:25 Jan 2018
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Play With Me

Independent Reading Pink 1A

By Barrie Wade
Illustrated by Hannah Wood

  • Hardback
  • £8.99

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE)

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Independent Reading Pink 1A stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1A (Pink) in classroom reading lessons.

In this story, everyone is too busy to play... perhaps Dog can come to the rescue!

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  • ISBN: 9781445154053
  • Publication date: 11 May 2017
  • Page count: 24
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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