Collins Big Cat - Message in a Bottle: Band 10+/White Plus
Every morning on their way to school, Cherry and her mum walk along the beach. It's Cherry's favourite place in the whole world. But every day the sea washes in rubbish and makes it messy. So, once a week they set out early to tidy it up. One morning, Cherry finds a tiny bottle as she tidies and is desperate to know what's inside. But when she manages to open it, she realises that this is not the end, but the beginning of a mystery … This intriguing mystery story is written by Nikki Sheehan.
White Plus/Band 10+ books provide challenging plots and vocabulary as well as opportunities to practise inference, prediction and reading stamina.
Pages 46 and 47 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.