Clare De Marco - Tiddlers: Fred's Ted - Hachette Children's Group

Tiddlers: Fred's Ted

By Clare De Marco
Illustrated by Melanie Sharp

  • Paperback
  • £3.99

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

Fred's Little Ted has a rip in him. Mum says she can fix him, but will Little Ted ever be the same again?
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 start of the book allows you to check the child's ability to decode and understand each word before reading, providing a fully supported first reading experience. And a puzzle at the end of the story encourages rereading for pleasure.

Biographical Notes

Clare lives in London with her husband, son and daughter. She is always sharing stories with young, and not so young, children.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780749693954
  • Publication date: 10 Feb 2011
  • Page count: 24
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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