Are you ready to discover the extraordinary ways that creatures can survive? Meet the incredible survivors of the animal world including some heroic pets, frauds and fakers, long-living legends and sneaky tricksters.
The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features favourite topics, well-loved authors and classic characters 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 3 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for fluent readers who are beginning to read exciting, challenging books independently.
Detailed illustrations to enjoy
Contains a glossary and index
More technical language
A rich range of vocabulary
Higher word count
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 level: Gold
More level 3 non-fiction reading ladder books to collect: A day in the life of Triceratops, A day in the life of T. rex, Senses, Romans and The Water Cycle.
For more information about the series and advice on supporting children's reading, see our reading ladder page here
Clive Gifford is an award-winning author of books for children and adults including the astonishing Dead or Alive, the creepy Book of Bad Things and the brain mangling Think Again and Eye Benders. He is passionate that books should entertain, inform and amaze whenever possible. A contributor to Encyclopedia Britannica, Clive's books have won School Library Association, PBS, Smithsonian and Times Educational Supplement, as well as the prestigious Royal Society Young People's Book Prize.
Sarah Horne lives in London, and has illustrated many children's books including Monster House, The Sesame Seade Mysteries and the Guinea Pigs Online series. Continuously drawing from a young age, Sarah's strength is in her draftsmanship and line work, she loves colour and one of the real joys of her illustration work is adding the extra humour in the detail. Sarah likes to travel, loves music, she doesn't care for mice and loves a good cup of coffee.
- Paperback | 32 pages
- 146 x 212 x 3mm | 82g
- 01 Sep 2017
- Egmont UK Ltd
- Red Shed
- London, United Kingdom
- Illustrations, color
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About Clive Gifford
Sarah Horne lives in London and grew up in snowy Derbyshire with some goats and a brother. She has illustrated many children's books and has also worked on commissions for The Guardian, The Sunday Times, Kew Gardens, Sesame Street and IKEA as their Children's Illustrator in Residence.