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Billy Bear and the Pear Tree Fairy
     

Billy Bear and the Pear Tree Fairy

by Tony Mitton, Barbara Vagnozzi (Illustrator)
 

A story-based approach to phonics practice helping children to read with confidence. In Scary Bear's garden grows a tree with square pears. Billy wants one, but he should beware! Billy Bear and the Pear Tree Fairy is for children in Year 2/Primary 3. This is a highly attractive, illustrated text with a humorous story incorporating specific phonic elements. The

Overview

A story-based approach to phonics practice helping children to read with confidence. In Scary Bear's garden grows a tree with square pears. Billy wants one, but he should beware! Billy Bear and the Pear Tree Fairy is for children in Year 2/Primary 3. This is a highly attractive, illustrated text with a humorous story incorporating specific phonic elements. The particular phonic focus (air, are, ere, ear) is reinforced throughout the text. Each children's book includes notes on the inside back cover to support use in guided group reading sessions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521014236
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/19/2001
Series:
Cambridge Reading Series
Pages:
16
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 7.91(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
4 - 6 Years

Meet the Author


Tony Mitton is a widely anthologized children's poet, as well as a teacher and performing poet. His Royal Raps won the 1997 Nottinghamshire Libraries/Dillons Children's Book Award. His recent collection of poetry, Plum, won the Publishers Weekly 2003 Cuffies Award for Best Book of Poetry. Tony teamed with illustrator Ant Parker on several books, including Dazzling Diggers, Roaring Rockets, and Terrific Trains. Ant Parker studied drawing and printing at the Bath Academy of Art in England and has taught papermaking, printing and bookbinding workshops for children.

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