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Reading Champion: Hippo's Birthday

Independent Reading Green 5

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Reading Champion: Hippo's Birthday by Jill Atkins
$20.00
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In this story, it is Hippo's birthday and she really wants to make a birthday cake. But all her friends are busy and it looks as if they have forgotten. The Hippo receives an invitation... 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.

Author Biography

Jill Atkins (Author) Escaped teacher, now writing for children with 46 books published so far, ranging from early reading material to teenage novels. I've written 4 books for Franklin Watts, 4 for Wayland and one for Hodder. I'm married with two grown up children and five grandchildren, no pets, though I used to have three beautiful cats, guinea pigs and rabbits. When I was a child, we kept chickens and I loved them, too. I always have my nose in a book. I read both adult's and children's books. My favourite children's books include The Railway Children by E Nesbit, Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotson, River on the Say by Philippa Pearce. My adult reading varies from Charles Dickens to many modern authors. I enjoy listening to music, classical, jazz and some pop. Steve Cox (Illustrator) Steve Cox is an award-winning illustrator. He studied Graphic Design at Cornwall College of Art, graduating with a distinction, before moving to a successful career in toy packaging and children's TV character merchandising. Properties he worked on include Roland Rat and Count Duckula. He later returned to full-time illustration and has been involved in many different projects from simple board books to complex and detailed pop-ups. His first picture book, 'Pigs Might Fly', written by Jonathan Emmett, won the 'Books For Younger Children' category of the Red House Children's Book Award. He lives in Bath.
Release date NZ
April 24th, 2018
Author
Contributor
Illustrated by Steve Cox
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
Illustrated edition
Imprint
Franklin Watts Ltd
Interest Age
From 3 to 5 years
Pages
24
Dimensions
160x190x2
ISBN-13
9781445154428
Product ID
26868926

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