Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 13: Changing Shape
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Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 13: Changing Shape

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The gods have power to transform people into whatever they want in these ancient myths. What will happen when Arachne challenges a goddess to a spinning competition? Talkative Echo is doomed to a life of silence, only able to repeat what others say. Narcissus's good looks get the better of him when he catches sight of his reflection. Baucis and Philemon long to live together forever will the god Jupiter make this happen? The ancient world is brought to life in these
vibrant tales.
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 | 56 pages
  • 139 x 198 x 5mm | 88g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • Colour
  • 0198306008
  • 9780198306009
  • 844,627

About Gillian Cross

Winner of the Library Association's Carnegie Medal, 1990; winner of the Whitbread Children's Novel Award, 1992; overall winner of the Nestle Smarties Book Prize, 1992. 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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