about 'Fat Cat', a bee and a tree!
16 high quality shiny pages, in the popular 2-page spread format with endearing illustrations throughout and 2 sturdy fold-out flap opportunities. Numbered pages.
Simple text with plenty of repetition of words, e.g.:-
'Fat Cat sees a bee.
Fat Cat flees up a tree.
"I don't like bees!" yelps Fat Cat.
"I don't like bees and I don't like trees."
"I don't like bees or trees."
"Are you stuck?" shouts Big Pig.............'
Fat Cat is indeed stuck but manages to land safely, eventually.....so why is Fat Cat determined to stay on her mat rather than play, despite the attempts of her friends?
From Usborne Publishing, this super book is part of a series of 12.
This delightful educational series is further enhanced by the little yellow duck 'hiding' on each page - young children love to find him on every turn!
Also, the books have a 'familiar feel', with the presence of characters from the other titles in the series, further aiding recognition skills and confidence building.
The inside cover page describes 'About Phonics' in relation to this specific title and the inside back cover has the list of words used in the text, broken down into their phonemes.
From the back cover:-
'Created in consultation with a language expert, this book is part of an engaging phonics-based series, especially written to help your child learn to read.
Not only is the story great fun, it also takes into account recent research on the most effective ways of teaching reading.
Stephen Cartwright's delightful illustrations complement the text and are designed to stimulate further interest. Fold out pages add to the enjoyment.......'