This photographic information book by Abigail Steel explores Africa's landscape and climate, as well as summarising the effect of drought on crops.
*Collins Big Cat Phonics Progress books are specifically designed for struggling readers, giving them age-appropriate texts that they can read, building their confidence and fostering positive attitudes towards reading. This title has a text level of Band 2A / Red A, which provides predictable text, and an interest level of Band 10 / White.
*Text type: An information book
*A flow chart on pages 14 to 15 enables children to recap and discuss the information in the book.
*Curriculum links: Geography
Series Editor, Kay Hiatt has been an English Advisor, Headteacher, Ofsted Inspector, manager of the National Literacy Strategy and project leader of a PSA for Raising Standards in Literacy at Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1. She is a consultant for the Basic Skills Agency and most recently a freelance Literacy consultant and author of many books and articles.