The Golden Turtle and Other Tales : Band 16/Sapphire, Undefined Book

The Golden Turtle and Other Tales : Band 16/Sapphire Undefined

Illustrated by Linda Selby, Tomislav Zlatic, Sholto Walker

Part of the Collins Big Cat series


Three folk tales from around the world retold by the wonderful storyteller Gervase Phinn.

In the first, a golden turtle offers a kindly fisherman riches beyond his wildest dreams.

In the secod, Amparo's daughter looks sweet, but when she's determined to do something nothing gets in her way.

In the third, a naughty leprechaun gets a big shock! * Sapphire/Band 16 books offer longer reads to develop children's sustained engagement with texts and are more complex syntactically. * A `wanted' poster on pages 54 and 55 for the leprechaun in the last story helps children to recap all the naughty things he did. * Text type: Three stories from other cultures. * This book is paired with The Ultimate World Quiz, a non-fiction information book full of facts about our planet. * Curriculum links: Geography: Passport to the world; Citizenship: Choices, Living in a diverse world. * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader



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