Reading Champion: Coyote the Fire Thief

Mick Gowar

James Rey Sanchez
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Franklin Watts

9781445164472
32
Synopsis

In this retelling of a native American myth, Coyote feels sorry for the helpless humans and steals fire to bring them warmth and comfort. But the humans are not grateful for her gift and use the fire against Coyote and the natural world.

This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 9-10. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

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This is a retelling of a native American myth, thus fulfillimng the requirement to study stories from other cultures. Long ago, animals not humans ruled the world. Coyote was sorry for the helpless humans and steals fire to bring them warmth and comfort. Sadly, the humans were not grateful for her gift and use the fire against Coyote and the natural world, with disastrous consequences. Attractively illustrated, to make reading a pleasure, this chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 9-10. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

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