Collins Big Cat - Shoebox Memories: Band 11+/Lime Plus

Paperback

Alex lives in a big city in a high-rise flat, far, far away from his dad who is away working on a research trip on a remote island. The story is told in the form of letters, emails and postcards Alex and his Dad send each other while they are apart. We gradually piece together their thoughts and feelings about their lives in different parts of the world in this moving story by Helen Dineen.

Lime Plus/Band 11+ 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.

RRP: £7.25

ISBN

978-0-00-838179-0

Publication Date

01-09-2020

Format

Paperback

Pages

48 pages

Dimensions

148x210mm

Author

Helen Dineen, Illustrated by Marina Pérez Luque, Prepared for publication by Collins Big Cat

Product Description

Alex lives in a big city in a high-rise flat, far, far away from his dad who is away working on a research trip on a remote island. The story is told in the form of letters, emails and postcards Alex and his Dad send each other while they are apart. We gradually piece together their thoughts and feelings about their lives in different parts of the world in this moving story by Helen Dineen.

Lime Plus/Band 11+ 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.

ISBN

978-0-00-838179-0

Publication Date

01-09-2020

Format

Paperback

Pages

48 pages

Dimensions

148x210mm

Product Description

Alex lives in a big city in a high-rise flat, far, far away from his dad who is away working on a research trip on a remote island. The story is told in the form of letters, emails and postcards Alex and his Dad send each other while they are apart. We gradually piece together their thoughts and feelings about their lives in different parts of the world in this moving story by Helen Dineen.

Lime Plus/Band 11+ 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.

Author

Helen Dineen, Illustrated by Marina Pérez Luque, Prepared for publication by Collins Big Cat