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Books by Lynne Benton

  • Reading Champion: The Hen-Duck

    Lynne Benton

    Product Code: CDBLN
    Hardback
    This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) When a little chick hatches with the ducklings, she grows up to think she's a duck! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.
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  • Reading Champion: The Mermaid of Zennor

    Lynne Benton

    Product Code: CDBEO
    Paperback
    In this retelling of a Cornish folktale, we visit the mermaid's chair of Zennor Church and learn the tale of the mermaid and local man, Matthew Trewella. This colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 10-11. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.
    • £4.99
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  • Reading Champion: Sandy the Dog

    Lynne Benton

    Product Code: CDBAD
    Hardback
    This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Sandy the dog is busy training the family to become the perfect dog owners! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.
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  • Reading Champion: The Mermaid of Zennor

    Lynne Benton

    Product Code: BYJEA
    Hardback
    In this retelling of a Cornish folktale, we visit the mermaid's chair of Zennor Church and learn the tale of the mermaid and local man, Matthew Trewella. This colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 10-11. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.
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  • Stranger in the Snow

    Lynne Benton

    Product Code: BFIUA
    Paperback
    A bilingual fiction title for children who are independent readers. The parallel text, speech bubbles and pictures by different, talented illustrators provide a child-friendly bridge to reading - and speaking - in another language. There is a quiz at the end of each story to help comprehension and revise vocabulary.
    • £5.59
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  • Stranger in the Snow

    Lynne Benton

    Product Code: BFISI
    Paperback
    A bilingual fiction title for children who are independent readers. The parallel text, speech bubbles and pictures by different, talented illustrators provide a child-friendly bridge to reading - and speaking - in another language. There is a quiz at the end of each story to help comprehension and revise vocabulary.
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  • First Reading Level One: A Rabbit's Tale

    Lynne Benton

    Product Code: APOQD
    Hardback
    This is a charming retelling of the traditional folktale, perfectly matched with witty illustrations by Fred Blunt. Rabbit's burrow is far too small so he goes to Wise Owl for advice. But is Owl serious when he tells Rabbit to invite all his friends and family to stay? It includes easy-to-read text, with fun comprehension puzzles at the end. It is a wonderful addition to the "Usborne First Reading" series, developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, Principal Lecturer and reading specialist at the University of Roehampton.
    • £4.89
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  • The Stonecutter

    Lynne Benton

    Product Code: APOFX
    Hardback
    This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, part of the "Usborne Reading Programme". It is based on a traditional Japanese folktale. It is aimed at children who are beginning to read. The Stonecutter spends his days cutting stone from a mountain, wishing he was rich - but when he is heard by a mountain spirit who grants his wish, he soon realises that there is more to life than money...It is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, Principal Lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University. Every title in this series has clear and compelling text that allows children to build their burgeoning reading skills and is accompanied by charming and highly appealing illustrations.
    • £4.79
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