Synopses & Reviews
With their sharp teeth, legendary speed, and menacing reputation, sharks are a perennial non-fiction favorite, and Kingfisher Readers L4: Sharks by Anita Ganeri delivers an amazing array of information and stunning photography on all aspects of shark biology. From their amazing adaptations to their hunting, breeding, and threats to their habitat and survival, shark lovers will find answers to all their key questions as they progress. The introduction of primary and secondary text, in the form of captions and callouts helps build new reading skills, and the substantial glossary helps readers grow their vocabulary as they devour this fascinating subject.
LEVEL 4 - READING ALONE (cyan)
Extent: 32pp, words per page: up to 100
Sentence structure and vocabulary will be more varied with a wider range
of sentence types, vocabulary and punctuation. Includes glossary and index.
LEVEL 1 - BEGINNING TO READ (red)
Extent: 32pp; words per page: 10 to 20Level 1: 700 approx words
The language at this level will be short and simple sentences, with straightforward vocabulary and punctuation, a high level of phonic regularity and lots of repetition. Includes simple glossary.
About the Author
Series editor, Heather Morris
, is a former BBC schools publisher.UK literacy consultant, Hilary Horton
, is a senior literacy adviser for Camden Council, LondonSeries authors have also written readers for Oxford Reading Tree, Collins Primary Literacy, DK Readers, Heinemann English Readers and Clifford and Disney Readers.US series editor, Thea Feldman
, is the author of over 100 childrens books, including several Clifford and Disney Readers. Additionally she has written and edited several My Readers MCPG (US). She is a former editorial director at Scholastic.US literacy consultant, Ellie Costa
, is one of the USs foremost literacy specialists. She teaches at Bank Street College of Education