Jane Clarke - At the Water Hole - Hachette Children's Group

At the Water Hole

By Jane Clarke

  • Paperback
  • £4.99

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

Zebra is longing for a cool drink at the water hole, but can he escape both Lion and Crocodile!.

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 Clarke has been an archaeologist, a teacher and a library assistant, but is now a full time children`s writer. She has more than 20 picture books and early reading stories in print, and lots of poems in children`s anthologies.

Jane loves to visit primary schools to share her books and to talk about being an author, and to run poetry and/or creative writing workshops. She has led sessions on creative writing at writing festivals and teachers` conferences, and speaks at parents` evenings on how to help boost children`s creativity.

Jane lives in S.E. Kent with two hairy dogs, and two hairy student sons!

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781445106878
  • Publication date: 23 May 2013
  • Page count: 24
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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