Collins Big Cat - The Golden Turtle and Other Tales

Author: Gervase Phinn, Illustrated by Linda Selby, Tomislav Zlatic and Sholto Walker, Prepared for publication by Collins Big Cat
Format: Other Format
Publication Date: 01-09-2008
ISBN: 978-0-00-723108-9
Pages: 56

Regular price RRP £6.60 - In stock Sale


Three folk tales from around the world retold by the wonderful storyteller Gervase Phinn. In the first, a golden turtle offers a kindly fisherman riches beyond his wildest dreams. In the secod, Amparo’s daughter looks sweet, but when she’s determined to do something nothing gets in her way. In the third, a naughty leprechaun gets a big shock!

• Sapphire/Band 16 books offer longer reads to develop children's sustained engagement with texts and are more complex syntactically.

• A ‘wanted’ poster on pages 54 and 55 for the leprechaun in the last story helps children to recap all the naughty things he did.

• Text type: Three stories from other cultures.

• This book is paired with The Ultimate World Quiz, a non-fiction information book full of facts about our planet.

• Curriculum links: Geography: Passport to the world; Citizenship: Choices, Living in a diverse world.

• This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader