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Reading Ladder Level 2: Big Red Balloon Award-winning author

by Anne Fine (author) and Kate Pankhurst (illustrator) (UK edition)

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Product description

Meet the queen in this sweet story by Anne Fine, perfect for children learning to read.

Pip’s class are sending big red helium balloons off to celebrate their school’s 100th anniversary. They ask the people who find them to tell them how far they’d gone. One lands just down the road, one is found in the next town – but Pip’s flies all the way to Buckingham Palace! And Pip gets an invitation to have tea with the Queen …

The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It’s the first step towards a lasting love of reading.

Level 2 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for readers who are growing in confidence and are beginning to enjoy longer stories.

Clear type

Up to 8 lines per page

Bright, appealing pictures for added interest

A variety of sentence structures

A wider range of vocabulary

Strong themes and characters to discuss

All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children’s reading.

Book band: Purple

Meet the queen in this sweet story by Anne Fine, perfect for children learning to read.

Pip’s class are sending big red helium balloons off to celebrate their school’s 100th anniversary. They ask the people who find them to tell them how far they’d gone. One lands just down the road, one is found in the next town – but Pip’s flies all the way to Buckingham Palace! And Pip gets an invitation to have tea with the Queen …

The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It’s the first step towards a lasting love of reading.

Level 2 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for readers who are growing in confidence and are beginning to enjoy longer stories.

Clear type

Up to 8 lines per page

Bright, appealing pictures for added interest

A variety of sentence structures

A wider range of vocabulary

Strong themes and characters to discuss

All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children’s reading.

Book band: Purple

Product Details

Series

Reading Ladder Level 2

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781405282123

Publisher

Farshore

Date published

April 7th, 2016

Lexile measure

580L Lexiles are the global standard in reading assessment. They are unique as they are able to measure a child and a book on the same scale – ensuring the right book gets to the right child at the right time.

For more details see What is a lexile?.

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 3.2; Lower years; 0.5 points

Other details

  • 48 pages

Condition

New

UK edition

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Author/Illustrator

Anne Fine

Photo of Anne Fine

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