'Superstar' reward stickers, top-quality colour illustrations and a friendly animal character ensure that learning at home is easy and fun. Notes to parents explain the purpose of each activity and provide clear and helpful advice. The book ends with an informal test, and a progress chart with space for stickers provides a useful skills checklist. "Hodder Home Learning" - helping parents support their children's learning at home.
Rhona Whiteford has many years' experience of teaching at preschool and primary level, and is the author of many educational books for teachers, parents and children. Consultant: Andrew Burrell has worked as a primary school teacher and as a lecturer at the Institute of Education, University of London, and has carried out research into the teaching of Language and Literacy.