This simple picture book with a familiar theme, looks at the different thigns that a family take on a picnic; the rug, the basket, the sandwiches, the cakes and the drinks. The scene is set for a perfect picnic, until the wasps arrive!
* Pink A/Band 1A books offer emergent readers very simple text supported by illustrations.
* Text type - A story with a predictable structure and patterned language
* A labelled illustration on pages 14 and 15 gives children the chance to recount and discuss the story.
* This story is paired with an information book with a similar theme: Minibeasts by Siobhan Hardy.
* This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery
Internationally-renowned children's author, Monica Hughes was a master of science fiction and fantasy writing. She was the recipient of numerous awards and was the author of The Isis Trilogy and A Handful of Seeds. She has written a number of titles for the Collins Big Cat series.