Author(s): Tony Mitton
Collins Big Cat is a guided reading series for ages 4--7 edited by Cliff Moon. Top children's authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fiction books that your children will love to read, banded to help you choose the right book for every child. Practical teaching notes are included at the back of each book. Tec the detective is on the trail of lots of litter in this hilarious story. Accompanied by his faithful hound, Tec follows the trail until he finally finds the unexpected culprit. Martin Chatterton's colourful pictures bring the characters of Tec and his dog vividly to life, and provide lots of talking points throughout the story. A story map at the end of the book allows children to recap and check their understanding. Look out for the other Tec stories in this series - Tec and the Hole, and Tec and the Cake. Red B (Band 2B) books offer simple but varied text with familiar objects and actions, combined with simple story development and a satisfying conclusion.