These words were written for children aged 9 to 11 years to read by themselves. Younger children might enjoy the story with help from another child (a peer), a parent or a classroom assistant. Older children might especially enjoy the "Thinking Questions" at the end.
The story is available in English, Spanish, German and Mandarin.
Images and English text by Keith Topping. Research by Val Pitkethly. Spanish translation by Mayra Crowe. German translation by Katharina Kopitzsch. Mandarin translation by Zheng Bin. Life by Natividad Bedon.
Copyright © 2001 under UK and US law by Keith Topping, Val Pitkethly and Natividad Bedon. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means without the written permission of the copyright holders.
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