Info Trail for ages 5-11: *Enthuses all readers with attention-grabbing titles, engaging humour and inventive topics to inspire excellence and enjoyment in learning. *Provides broad and rich cross-curricular content linked to History, Geography and Science with many matches to National Curriculum and QCA topics. *Provides excellent models for writing with coverage of all NLS non-fiction text types pupils need to experience and understand. *Especially motivates and supports reluctant readers through supportive illustrations and Access texts for ages 9-11. *Promotes valuable awareness of community and citizenship through many titles based around community, environment and health. *Simple integration of assessment for learning into class teaching is provided in the Teaching Notes which ensure children's reading and writing skills progress at word, sentence and text level. *Accessible Teaching Notes and Activity sheets ensure teachers, teaching assistants and parents are all able to contribute to teaching and learning.