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Magic Ball, Paperback / softback Book

Magic Ball Paperback / softback

Illustrated by Matt Robertson

Part of the Reading Ladder Level 3 series

Paperback / softback


A warm and funny story about a boy who hates having to choose!

From one of the nation's favourite children's authors, former Children's Laureate Anne Fine.

Perfect for children learning to read. Green shirt or blue shirt? Feeding the ducks or going on the swings? Olly finds it so hard to make decisions! But then he's given a strange object that might just be the answer to his problem ... Level 2 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for early readers who are growing in confidence and are beginning to enjoy longer stories. Clear type Up to 8 lines per page Bright, appealing pictures for added interest A variety of sentence structures A wider range of vocabulary Strong themes and characters to discuss Ideal for beginner readers aged 5-6 All Reading Ladder titles are developed with leading literacy consultant Nikki Gamble, making them perfect early years reading books for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading throughout Key Stage 1. Book band: Turquoise For more information about the series and advice on supporting children's reading, see our reading ladder page




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