Nothing hooks readers like record breakers, and this book compiles the biggest of everything into an early reader kids can't resist. Starting with animals, and moving through trees and plants, ships, planes, mountains, rivers, deserts, buildings, bridges and much more, each fascinating page of Kingfisher Readers L3: Record Breakers-The Biggest by Claire Llewellyn draws kids in with interwoven photography and text that pushes their reading skills a little further. "Think big " fact boxes and an index add new elements, and a glossary at the back helps define vocabulary highlighted throughout the text.
LEVEL 3: READING ALONE WITH SOME HELP Accessible and engaging, with plenty of interest and repetition, and more variety of language and information than level 2. Text introduces a few more challenging words and a wider variety of tenses. Guided Reading Levels: K, L.
About the Author
Claire Llewellyn is a prize-winning author of nonfiction for young readers. In 1991 she was shortlisted for the prestigious TES Junior Information Book Award for MacDonald's Take One: Rubbish, and in 1992 she won that award for My First Book of Time. Since then she has written more than 20 children's books on a wide range of subjects. She is the author of Kingfisher's recent Saints and Angels. Claire lives in Hertford.
Thea Feldman, a children's book writer and editor, has helped develop early reader series for various major children's book publishers. She is also a lifelong animal lover and has written numerous children's books about animals, worked at the Wildlife Conservation Society, and is a writer and editor for the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals. She especially enjoys the opportunity to write early readers about animals. Her cat, Zoe, is not impressed.