Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 11: Rip Van Winkle
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Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 11: Rip Van Winkle

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Rip Van Winkle is a kind man with a grumpy wife! One afternoon, he meets a group of old-fashioned men high in the Catskill mountains, and tries an unusual drink which sends him straight to sleep ... When he awakes, Rip has grown a long beard but that isn't the only thing to have changed. What else will he discover when he returns home? Washington Irving's classic story about the man who falls asleep for twenty years will enchant a new generation of readers in this
fabulously illustrated retelling.
TreeTops Greatest Stories offers children some of the worlds best-loved tales in a collection of timeless classics. Top children's authors and talented illustrators work together to bring to life our literary heritage for a new generation, engaging and delighting children.
The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.
Each book contains inside cover notes to help children explore the content, supporting their reading development. Teaching notes on Oxford Owl offer cross-curricular links and activities to support guided reading, writing, speaking and listening.
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Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 138 x 199 x 2mm | 58g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • Colour
  • 0198305958
  • 9780198305958
  • 678,423

About Jon Blake

Shortlisted for the Children's Book Award; won a BBC Talent award; and shortlisted for Writers' Guild Best Children's TV Script, 1995. Michael Morpurgo is one of the UK's most well-known and best-loved authors. A prolific writer, he has won numerous awards and was the Children's Laureate from 2003 to 2005. His world-famous War Horse met with international acclaim and has been made into a stage play and a film. Kimberley Reynolds is Professor of Childrens
Literature at Newcastle University. She has advised on and contributed to many children's literature broadcasts, programmes, films and other projects, including for the V&A Museum, British Library and British
Council. In 2013 she won the International Brothers Grimm Award for an outstanding body of research into children's literature. She is a trustee of Seven Stories, the National Centre for Childrens Books in Newcastle and was a founder-member of the UK Childrens Laureate.
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