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Big Red Balloon

Meet the queen in this sweet story by Anne Fine, perfect for children learning to read.

Pip’s class are sending big red helium balloons off to celebrate their school’s 100th anniversary. They ask the people who find them to tell them how far they’d gone. One lands just down the road, one is found in the next town – but Pip’s flies all the way to Buckingham Palace! And Pip gets an invitation to have tea with the Queen . . .

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 2 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for readers who are growing in confidence and are beginning to enjoy longer stories.

• Clear type
• Up to 8 lines per page
• Bright, appealing pictures for added interest
• A variety of sentence structures
• A wider range of vocabulary
• Strong themes and characters to discuss

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.

Book band: Purple

For more information about the series and advice on supporting children's reading, see our reading ladder page here

Author:
Anne Fine
Illustrated by:
Kate Pankhurst
ISBN:
9781405282123
Publication Date:
April 07, 2016
Age Range:
From 5 years