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Big Cat Readers: Living Dinosaurs (Book Band Purple/8)

Suitable for 5 - 7 years

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Product description

Ever wondered why the dinosaurs didn’t survive? This fascinating report explores the success story of crocodiles and lizards (focusing on monitor lizards), and looks at some of the reasons why they have survived since the time of the dinosaurs.

· Purple/Band 8 books offer developing readers literary language, with some challenging vocabulary

· Text type: A non-chronological report

· The book includes a contents page on page 1, plus a glossary and index on pages 20 and 21

· A fact chart on pages 22-23 summarises the distinguishing aspects of each of crocodiles and monitor lizards

· Curriculum links: Science – Humans and other animals

· This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery

· This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader

Product Details


Big Cat Readers







Date published

September 1st, 2007

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Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 4.8; Lower years; 0.5 points



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