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 has written and edited hundreds of children s books, including "Suryia and Roscoe" and "Suryia Swims!, " which she co-authored with Dr. Bhagavan Antle. She has also worked at the Wildlife Conservation Society where she researched and wrote about the animals in the Society's five urban wildlife parks in New York City. She is a former editorial director at Scholastic.