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    • ISBN:9781445154657
    • Publication date:10 Aug 2017
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Hop and Run

Independent Reading Yellow 3

By Karen Wallace
Illustrated by Ailie Busby

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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 Yellow stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 3 (Yellow) in classroom reading lessons.

In this story, Rabbit and Mouse start showing off - but Rabbit cannot hop quite as high as he would like!

Biographical Notes

Karen Wallace (Author)
A Canadian, Karen Wallace gained a degree in English from London University. Shortly afterwards she and her husband went to Toronto and worked in the publishing business. A few years later they moved to Ireland with their two young sons, and returned to England in 1982. She now writes full-time for children and for children's television. She and illustrator Mike Bostock won the TES Information Book Award for THINK OF AN EEL (Walker Books). Her novel RASPBERRIES ON THE YANGTSE was short-listed for the Guardian Award. She is married to novelist Sam Llewellyn.

Ailie Busby (Illustrator)
Ailie Busby studied Graphic Design at Nene College in Northampton, then Illustration
at Anglia Poly Cambridge. She has been illustrating children's books for about 9 years. Her all time favourite children's books are Rosie's Walk by Pat Hutchins, all the
Dr Seuss books, and of course Babar the Elephant.

Ailie is married and lives in Newcastle with her two children Hamish and Ruby and her two cats Hughie and Matilda.

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  • ISBN: 9781445154664
  • Publication date: 10 May 2018
  • Page count: 24
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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Karen Wallace, Manola Caprini
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The Sleepy Dinosaur

Karen Wallace, Ross Collins
Contributors:
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The Sleepy Dinosaur is a fun story for young dinosaur fans who are beginning to read on their own. Perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band pink 1B.This sleepy dinosaur just cannot find the perfect place to sleep - until he's snuggled up in bed!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 spot the picture puzzle at the end of the story encourages rereading for pleasure. Compiled in consultation with Catherine Glavina, PGCE Primary and Early Years Course Leader, The Centre for Professional Education, University of Warwick.

Franklin Watts

Ana Anteater Goes for Gold

Karen Wallace, Andy Rowland
Contributors:
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Ana Anteater has a special skill: synchronized swimming! Along with her friends she whirls and twirls around the water - so when the Olympics comes to town she has to enter! The Froglets series is perfect for children who are reading on their own, with fun stories of no more than 200 words. They are suitable for 5 year olds or those reading book band 5.

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It Takes Two: A book about how life begins

Karen Wallace, Ross Collins
Contributors:
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It's strange, it's weird - it's the extraordinary behaviour of animal pairs. Discover what he will do to attract her attention; what she will do to get the best nest; who looks after the little ones and which pairs share all the work and stay together for life. It Takes Two!The Wonderwise series presents facts in a way that will inspire young children's imaginations about the world around them.

Franklin Watts

Chomp! Munch! Chew!: A book about how animals eat

Karen Wallace, Ross Collins
Contributors:
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Some animals chomp, some munch and others just keep chewing - every kind of creature has its own special way of feeding. Gnawing or licking, nibbling or gobbling, Chomp! Munch! Chew! tells the amazing story of how animals eat, bringing their world alive with a crunch!The Wonderwise series presents facts in a way that will inspire young children's imaginations about the world around them.

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Hiding: A book about animal disguises

Karen Wallace, Charles Fuge
Contributors:
Karen Wallace, Charles Fuge

For many animals Hiding is the only way of staying alive: sometimes it's to fool hungry enemies and sometimes it's to creep unseen upon luckless prey. The world of animal disguise is rich and colourful - a hunting tiger's coat can cleverly blend into long grass, a harmless fly will pretend to be a fierce hornet and an opossum will play dead.The Wonderwise series presents facts in a way that will inspire young children's imaginations about the world around them.

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Lorries and Buses

Karen Wallace, Jo Lodge
Contributors:
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Can you see a brrm, brrm car and a beep, beep bus?With a handy strap and an innovative sticky pad that can be stuck to a variety of surfaces - from car windows to tables to high chairs - this bright, crinkly cloth book is bursting with favourite vehicles to spot. Little ones will want to take it wherever they go!

Hodder Children's Books

Diggers and Dumpers

Karen Wallace, Jo Lodge
Contributors:
Karen Wallace, Jo Lodge
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Planes and Jets

Karen Wallace, Jo Lodge
Contributors:
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Can you see a zoom, zoom plane and a whirr, whirr helicopter?With a handy strap and an innovative sticky pad that can be stuck to a variety of surfaces - from car windows to tables to high chairs - this bright, crinkly cloth book is bursting with favourite vehicles to spot. Little ones will want to take it wherever they go!

Hodder Children's Books

Cars and Trains

Karen Wallace, Jo Lodge
Contributors:
Karen Wallace, Jo Lodge

Can you see a vroom, vroom sports car and a choo choo train?With a handy strap and an innovative sticky pad that can be stuck to a variety of surfaces - from car windows to tables to high chairs - this bright, crinkly cloth book is bursting with favourite vehicles to spot. Little ones will want to take it wherever they go!

Wayland

Footprints in the Snow

Karen Wallace, Jackie Harland
Contributors:
Karen Wallace, Jackie Harland

One snowy morning, the farmyard wake to find footprints all over the land. But where did they come from? Detective Dog must solve the mystery. Detective Dog is a series of four books at green band 5 of the Start Reading programme.

Wayland

Treasure Trail

Karen Wallace, Jackie Harland
Contributors:
Karen Wallace, Jackie Harland

The animals on the farm have all got a present, but who is it from? Detective Dog finds a trail of treasure and sets off to follow it... Detective Dog is a series of four books a green band 5 of the Start Reading programme.

Wayland

The Lost Kittens

Karen Wallace, Jackie Harland
Contributors:
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Cat has lost her kittens. She is very upset. Can Detective Dog solve the mystery? Detective Dog is at green band 5 of the Start Reading programme.

Wayland

The Stolen Egg

Karen Wallace, Jackie Harland
Contributors:
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Karen Wallace, Neil Chapman
Contributors:
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A giant Green Knight storms into King Arthur's court at Camelot demanding that his head be chopped off. The youngest knight, Sir Gawain, agrees. Then the Green Knight lives, and Sir Gawain must let the Green Knight chop off his head...The Hopscotch Adventures series features exciting, page-turning adventures in under 400 words for children developing their reading confidence.

Wayland

A Royal Robber

Karen Wallace, Cathy Brett
Contributors:
Karen Wallace, Cathy Brett

A royal robber wants to steal Princess PJ's money but she persuades him otherwise!

Wayland

The Stinky Giant

Karen Wallace, Cathy Brett
Contributors:
Karen Wallace, Cathy Brett

A thirsty giant arrives at the palace and asks for a drink. The queen won't let him in-he stinks! Princess PJ wants him to stay. Whatever can she do go get him to wash?

Wayland

Lulu's Song

Karen Wallace, Lisa Williams
Contributors:
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All the animals are playing musical instruments but Lulu can't find anything to play...until she discovers she can sing!Follow the adventures of Flora the elephant, Lulu the parrot, Spot the leopard and Monty the monkey in Start Reading: Down in the Jungle!

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Perseus and the Snake-haired Monster

Karen Wallace, Jane Cope
Contributors:
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Perseus must face the challenge set him by the King and kill a dreadful snake-haired monster. But anyone who looks at her is turned to stone!

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Tudor Tearaway:Birthdays are a Serious Business

Karen Wallace, Martin Remphry
Contributors:
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Bright, page turning stories that bring history to life, with historially accurate information and fact sections to reinforce learning.In this story, join Arthur Knucklebone at Lockstock Manor where Queen Elizabeth I isto celebrate her birthday. Can Arthur save her from the Spanish spy?