Collins Big Cat - Marceline, Defender of the Sea: Band 17/Diamond

Paperback

Nearly everyone in Marceline’s class is going away for the holidays, but she has to go into hospital for an operation instead. However, Marceline loves books and she has lots of stories to keep her company. She learns all about the history of fairy tales and thinks about how she would retell a fairy tale herself.

Diamond/Band 17 books offer more complex, underlying themes to give opportunities for children to understand causes and points of view.

Pages 54 and 55 allow children to re-visit the content of the book, supporting comprehension skills, vocabulary development and recall.

Ideas for reading in the back of the book provide practical support and stimulating activities.

Collins Big Cat supports every primary child on their reading journey from phonics to fluency. Top authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fiction books that children love to read. Book banded for guided and independent reading, there are reading notes in the back, comprehensive teaching and assessment support and ebooks available.

Collins Big Cat is a whole-school reading programme that provides complete support for primary reading. Children will become fluent readers through hundreds of high-quality fiction and non-fiction banded books by award-winning authors and illustrators. In-depth teaching resources support you in developing and assessing key reading skills at all stages from early reading through to phonics, to guided, whole-class and independent reading for more confident readers.

RRP: £7.50

ISBN

978-0-00-854179-8

Publication Date

03-04-2023

Format

Paperback

Pages

56 pages

Dimensions

148x210mm

Author

Jen Campbell, Illustrated by Valentina Toro, Prepared for publication by Collins Big Cat

Jen Campbell is a bestselling author and award-winning poet. She has written twelve books for adults and children, spanning non-fiction, fiction, poetry and picture books. Those titles include the Franklin and Luna series, and The Sister Who Ate Her Brothers. She is also a book reviewer and disability advocate, and she gives talks on the history of fairy tales across the UK.Like Marceline, the author, Jen Campbell, also has EEC Syndrome, a form of Ectodermal Dysplasia. Jen would like to dedicate this story to her parents.

Product Description

Nearly everyone in Marceline’s class is going away for the holidays, but she has to go into hospital for an operation instead. However, Marceline loves books and she has lots of stories to keep her company. She learns all about the history of fairy tales and thinks about how she would retell a fairy tale herself.

Diamond/Band 17 books offer more complex, underlying themes to give opportunities for children to understand causes and points of view.

Pages 54 and 55 allow children to re-visit the content of the book, supporting comprehension skills, vocabulary development and recall.

Ideas for reading in the back of the book provide practical support and stimulating activities.

Collins Big Cat supports every primary child on their reading journey from phonics to fluency. Top authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fiction books that children love to read. Book banded for guided and independent reading, there are reading notes in the back, comprehensive teaching and assessment support and ebooks available.

Collins Big Cat is a whole-school reading programme that provides complete support for primary reading. Children will become fluent readers through hundreds of high-quality fiction and non-fiction banded books by award-winning authors and illustrators. In-depth teaching resources support you in developing and assessing key reading skills at all stages from early reading through to phonics, to guided, whole-class and independent reading for more confident readers.

ISBN

978-0-00-854179-8

Publication Date

03-04-2023

Format

Paperback

Pages

56 pages

Dimensions

148x210mm

Product Description

Nearly everyone in Marceline’s class is going away for the holidays, but she has to go into hospital for an operation instead. However, Marceline loves books and she has lots of stories to keep her company. She learns all about the history of fairy tales and thinks about how she would retell a fairy tale herself.

Diamond/Band 17 books offer more complex, underlying themes to give opportunities for children to understand causes and points of view.

Pages 54 and 55 allow children to re-visit the content of the book, supporting comprehension skills, vocabulary development and recall.

Ideas for reading in the back of the book provide practical support and stimulating activities.

Collins Big Cat supports every primary child on their reading journey from phonics to fluency. Top authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fiction books that children love to read. Book banded for guided and independent reading, there are reading notes in the back, comprehensive teaching and assessment support and ebooks available.

Collins Big Cat is a whole-school reading programme that provides complete support for primary reading. Children will become fluent readers through hundreds of high-quality fiction and non-fiction banded books by award-winning authors and illustrators. In-depth teaching resources support you in developing and assessing key reading skills at all stages from early reading through to phonics, to guided, whole-class and independent reading for more confident readers.

Author

Jen Campbell, Illustrated by Valentina Toro, Prepared for publication by Collins Big Cat

Jen Campbell is a bestselling author and award-winning poet. She has written twelve books for adults and children, spanning non-fiction, fiction, poetry and picture books. Those titles include the Franklin and Luna series, and The Sister Who Ate Her Brothers. She is also a book reviewer and disability advocate, and she gives talks on the history of fairy tales across the UK.Like Marceline, the author, Jen Campbell, also has EEC Syndrome, a form of Ectodermal Dysplasia. Jen would like to dedicate this story to her parents.