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Surfing Surprise by Suzette Toms; Michael Cashmore-Hingley (Artist)
Trying something for the first time can be hard. People are often afraid to try new things in case something goes wrong, but when we overcome those fears the rewards can be worth the risk. In this story a boy learns to surf. He finds the waves and deep water scary, but once he is successful he is reward ...Show more
Fluency Level 2 Set C Top-Up Launchpack by Pam Holden
his Top-Up Launchpack is ideal for those who already have the Fluency Level 2 Launchpack containing Sets A and B. This pack completes the set with 6 copies each of all 16 New Fluency Level 2 Set C Titles: Adventure Ride, Billy Rides the Bull, Camp Runaway, Pirate Pete’s Ghost, S.O.S.!, Surfing Surprise, ...Show more
Paper Making by John Lockyer
Listen to these words – stamps, envelopes, packets, wrappers, newspapers, magazines and books. They are all different but there is something the same about them too? What do you think it is? Paper! Years ago, all paper was made by hand. Although most of our paper is now made by machines we can still mak ...Show more
To the Rescue by Dawn McMillan; Enrique Vignolo (Artist)
Going fishing is fun. Some people fish from the shore. Others like to go out on the water, in a boat. Everyone needs to take care on or near water. It is important to wear life jackets when in a boat, or a kayak. All fishermen hope for a good catch, but sometimes the fish dont bite. And sometimes there ...Show more
Paper Chains by Holden, Pam
Paper chains can be made two different ways. The easy way is to join strips of paper made into circles like rings. Another way is to fold strips of paper, then draw a picture. You must make sure your picture touches the sides of the folded paper. Then you cut around the picture without cutting the part ...Show more
Too Big and Heavy by Pam Holden
The animals had fun at their playground, but poor Baby Elephant felt sad and lonely. He was too big and heavy to play there. He couldn’t fit on the slides and swings. Who had some good ideas to help him?
Two Pirates by Pam Holden
Do you know what pirates look like? Where do they go? What do they do? Why? In this story, there is a good pirate called Smiler, who has a parrot called Stickybeak. They play a clever trick on the bad pirates.
Skateboarding by Lockyer, John
Theres a lot more to riding a skateboard than just jumping on and whizzing along. Some skateboarders do special moves and tricks on their boards. Like surfers and skiers, they twist, turn, flip and jump. Skateboarders try not to fall off. Concrete is much harder than water or snow!
Billy Rides the Bull by John Lockyer; Enrique Vignolo (Artist)
Karl and Billy are new friends. They are at a rodeo. Billy tells Karl some things about himself that are not true. Why would he do this? What things might he tell Karl? If Billy was your friend what would you say to him?
All Kinds of Clothes by Pam Holden
We all need different clothes at different times, depending on the weather and what we are doing. What do you wear when you go to a party? What clothes do you need for sports? Which clothes do you like best? Why? Reading Level 17/F&P Level I
Be Kind to Bees by Rachel Walker (Associate Editor)
The bees need our help. They are running out of good food to eat and places to live. People are spraying poison on crops and clearing forests to make way for new cities. People need bees. Bees go from plant to plant and help to make the plants grow. What do you think we could do to help the bees?
Farming by Rachel Walker
Have you been to a farm? What did they grow there? Can you imagine a time before there were machines to help with the work? Learn about how people stopped looking for food in the wild and started to farm animals and plants instead.