It’s a Dog’s Life (Egmont Reading Ladder Level 2 – Michael Morpurgo)
Product Code: EG045
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A funny, heartwarming animal story from a master storyteller, perfect for children learning to read.
Lula always likes me to go with her to the end of the lane. She loves a bit of a cuddle and a lick or two before the school bus comes.
“Oh Russ,” she whispers. “A horse. It’s all I want for my birthday.” And I’m thinking – excuse me, but what’s so great about a horse? Isn’t a dog good enough?”
The touching tale of one girl and her dog exploring farm life, from Britain’s best-loved children’s author, Michael Morpurgo.
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: Orange
Paperback: 48 pages
Dimensions: 14 x 0.5 x 20.6 cm
Written by: Michael Morpurgo
About the Author:
Multi-award winning author, Michael Morpurgo, is one of Britain’s best-loved writers for children and has won many prizes, including the Smarties Prize, The Writers Guild Award and the Blue Peter Book Award for his recent novel, Private Peaceful, which has also had two successful runs as a play devised by Bristol Old Vic. From 2003 to 2005 he was the Children’s Laureate, a role which took him all over the UK to promote literacy and reading, and in 2005 he was named the Booksellers Association Author of the Year.