LEVEL BEGINNING TO READ ALONE
Extent: 32pp, up to 35 words per page
Text at level 2 is accessible and engaging with plenty of interest and repetition. Vocabulary is easy and familiar, and sentences are mainly short and simple.
Fur and Feathers helps young readers learn why animals have fur and feathers, and introduces them to lots of adorable furry and feathery creatures!
About the Author
Claire Llewellyn is a prize-winning author of nonfiction for young readers. In 1991 she was shortlisted for the prestigious TES Junior Information Book Award for MacDonald's Take One: Rubbish, and in 1992 she won that award for My First Book of Time. Since then she has written more than 20 children's books on a wide range of subjects. She is the author of Kingfisher's recent Saints and Angels. Claire lives in Hertford.
Thea Feldman has written and edited hundreds of children's books, including Suryia and Roscoe and Suryia Swims!, which she co-authored with Dr. Bhagavan Antle. She has also worked at the Wildlife Conservation Society where she researched and wrote about the animals in the Society's five urban wildlife parks in New York City. She is a former editorial director at Scholastic.