Colly's Barn

Colly's Barn

4.05 (22 ratings by Goodreads)
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Description

A beautifully crafted chapter book by former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo. Perfect for children learning to read.



Annie's father is going to knock down the old barn and build a new one. What will happen to Colly the swallow and all the other birds and animals that live there? Annie is worried about their safety. But one night something amazing happens and she realises that the birds are wiser than she could ever have imagined ...


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 3 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for fluent readers who are beginning to read exciting, challenging stories independently.




Varied sentences




Detailed illustrations to enjoy




Chapters




Interesting characters and themes




A rich range of vocabulary




More complex storylines to stretch confident readers



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.


For more information about the series and advice on supporting children's reading, visit: www.egmont.co.uk/readingladder


Book band: White.
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Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 145 x 212 x 4mm | 120g
  • Reading Ladder
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, color
  • 1405282533
  • 9781405282536
  • 790,324

Review quote

"[Colly's Barn] is a good choice for fluent early readers transitioning to chapter books." --School Library Journal
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About Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo is one of the most successful children's authors in the country, loved by children, teachers and parents alike. He has written more than forty books for children, including the global hit War Horse, which was made into a Hollywood film by Steven Spielberg in 2011.


He has won the Whitbread Award, the Smarties Award, the Circle of Gold Award, the Children's Book Award and has been short-listed for the Carnegie Medal four times.He received an OBE in December 2006 for his services to literature.
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Rating details

22 ratings
4.05 out of 5 stars
5 41% (9)
4 36% (8)
3 14% (3)
2 5% (1)
1 5% (1)
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