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Pet Detectives: The Ball Burglary Band 09/Gold Jana Hunter, Kim Blundell, Cliff Moon, Collins Big Cat

Collins
Paperback / softback 24 pages

ISBN:
9780007186266
Size:
210 x 170 x 2mm
Published:
5th Jan 2005
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Series:
Collins Big Cat
For National Curriculum Key Stage 1
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Overview

The Pet Detective has his work cut out when his favourite football goes missing. With his dog, Rooney, he sets out to follow the clues; an open window; a missing football; a dirty big footprint; a bubblegum wrapper and a rustle in the bushes. It isn't long before the Pet Detective has located the culprit.* Gold/Band 9 fiction books offer developing readers literary language and stories with distinctive characters.* Text type - A story by the same author.* A storyboard on pages 22 and 23 provides an opportunity for children to retell the story in their own words.* Curriculum links - Citizenship: Animals and us.* Tortoise Trouble is another Pet Detective story by Jana Hunter in the Collins Big Cat series.* This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery.

Author

Adrian Bradbury was born in Manchester and worked as a PE teacher before moving overseas to teach English in Europe, the Middle East and Far East. After returning to England he worked as Deputy Head in three schools and now divides his time between teaching and writing. As well as writing educational materials for HarperCollins and other publishers, he also writes humorous football books for children. His hobbies include playing the piano and all sports.

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