Grandma Elephant's in Charge
Read and Discover
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|Format:||Paperback, 40 pages|
|Other Information: ||chiefly col. Illustrations|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 02 August 2010|
This is one of a new series of books, Read and Discover, designed to encourage children to learn about the world as they learn to read. Elephants are big - and the biggest and most important elephant of all is Grandma. She's in charge! This title supports KS1 - 2 Science and Literacy, in consultation with the Center for Literacy in Primary Education. Non-fiction readers with boy and reluctant reader appeal. It includes text and illustrations, which support children learning to read. It features extra fact sections at the back of the books as well as author and illustrator biographies and an index.
About the Author
Martin Jenkins is a children's author whose work often centres around animals and the environment. A conservation biologist by trade, Martin worked full-time for ten years for World Conservation Monitoring Centre, writing about a range of conservation issues. Since 1990 he has worked freelance for organisations such as WWF and a number of UN bodies concerned with conservation and the environment. He became involved with children's books when he was asked to advise on Walker Books' Animals at Risk series. Since then he has written several titles, including Emperor's Egg, winner of the Times Junior Information Book of the Year Award and Fly Traps! Plants that Bite Back, which was shortlisted for the same award. He has also retold Gulliver's Travels, winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal with Don Quixote. Ivan Bates is an author and illustrator of children's books. His works include Just You and Me, Do Like a Duck Does!, and Grandma Elephant's in Charge: Read and Wonder.
|Publisher: ||Walker Books Ltd|
|Dimensions: ||21.0 x 14.0 centimeters (0.10 kg)|