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Reading Champion

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

Franklin Watts

Keep Off the Grass

Katie Dale, Liam Darcy
Contributors:
Katie Dale, Liam Darcy

Simon and Tariq are best friends. But when Simon starts taking a shortcut through somebody's garden, and Tariq is not happy to do so, their friendship is tested. Then Tariq gets into trouble because of Simon's actions. Will Simon prove to be a good friend after all?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.

Franklin Watts

Save the library!

Katie Dale
Authors:
Katie Dale
Franklin Watts

Who Will be King?

Katie Dale
Authors:
Katie Dale

The old King has a dilemma - who should be king after him? His sons are triplets! So the king decides to set them a series of tests... 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.

Franklin Watts

The Missing Necklace

Katie Dale
Authors:
Katie Dale
Franklin Watts

Abdul's Lazy Sons

Katie Dale, Shahab Shamshirsaz
Contributors:
Katie Dale, Shahab Shamshirsaz

Abdul works hard on the farm, but his sons never help. They are far too lazy! Then Abdul thinks of a clever trick to make them work very hard indeed ...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.

Franklin Watts

Funny Footprints

Katie Dale, Nanette Regan
Contributors:
Katie Dale, Nanette Regan

In this story, it is Ben's birthday and it is snowing! He goes for a walk with Dad and sees some very funny footprints in the snow. Where could they lead?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: Orange stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 6 (Orange) in classroom reading lessons.

Franklin Watts

Dog at School

Katie Dale, Gustavo Mazali
Contributors:
Katie Dale, Gustavo Mazali

In this fun story, a dog runs into school and causes all sorts of trouble. Then he runs to the head teacher's office. Everyone thinks the head teacher will be very cross, but will he? 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: Orange stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 6 (Orange) in classroom reading lessons.

Franklin Watts

Sid's Stick

Katie Dale, Charlie Alder
Contributors:
Katie Dale, Charlie Alder

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, Sid the dog is desperate to find his stick, but he keeps getting it wrong. Then he finds another dog at the end of his stick... can they be friends?

Franklin Watts

A Pet to Play With

Katie Dale
Authors:
Katie Dale

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 Red 2 stories are perfect for children aged 4-5 who are reading at book band 2 (Red) in classroom reading lessons.In this story Raj goes to the pet shop to find the perfect pet-which one will he choose?

Franklin Watts

Big Pancake to the Rescue

Katie Dale, Steve Stone
Contributors:
Katie Dale, Steve Stone

The baker gets a huge shock when the giant pancake he is making leaps off the frying pan and rolls off into town! The butcher and the candlestick maker give chase, but soon a giant sniffs out the tasty pancake and chases them all! The only escape is on the river, but how can they stay afloat? Hopscotch Twisty Tales combine carefully controlled text levels and word counts with highly entertaining and original stories, perfect for children starting to read independently.

Franklin Watts

Thumbelina Thinks Big

Katie Dale, Rupert Van Wyk
Contributors:
Katie Dale, Rupert Van Wyk

Thumbelina dreams of being a model on the catwalk. She has big dreams of stardom...but not very much luck at being noticed! When a local fashion show comes to town, is this her big chance? Hopscotch Twisty Tales combine carefully controlled text levels and word counts with highly entertaining and original stories, perfect for children starting to read independently.

Orchard Books

Jack to the Rescue!

Katie Dale
Authors:
Katie Dale

Beanstalks, giants, hills with Jill,that's what you've heard, you know the drill!But wait, my friend, there's more than that...Got a problem? Just call Jack!

Orchard Books

Three Magic Mice

Katie Dale
Authors:
Katie Dale
Orchard Books

Prince Charming`s Princess Quest

Katie Dale
Authors:
Katie Dale

You'd think love easy for Prince CharmingAfter all, he's just so...charming!But think again, don't be unkind,The right princess is hard to find...

Orchard Books

The Unfair-y Godmother

Katie Dale
Authors:
Katie Dale

Ever wanted a godmotherto grant you wishes like no other?You'll change your mind, just wait and see...this godmother's no sweet fairy!

Orchard Books

The Not-So-Evil Stepmother

Katie Dale
Authors:
Katie Dale

In fairy tales we often findthat stepmothers are so unkind.But listen, folks, that's just not true -here's a different tale for you...

Orchard Books

The Wickedest Witch

Katie Dale
Authors:
Katie Dale

The Wicked Witch is scary, right?She'll wave her wand, give you a fright?Don't be so speedy to agree -she's pretty cool...just wait and see!

Orchard Books

The Big Bad Werewolf

Katie Dale
Authors:
Katie Dale

I bet you think you know the talesof Big Bad Wolf, who howls and wails.But here's the truth: meet Granny Riding -find out what secrets she's been hiding!

Orchard Books

Goldilocks and the Pea

Katie Dale
Authors:
Katie Dale
Orchard Books

Goldie The Sunshine Fairy

Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
Contributors:
Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper