Follow the true story of Winkie, a carrier pigeon in WWII whose crew crash landed in the sea. All hopes rested with Winkie as she battled to reach help - but would she be able to lead them back to her crew? The story is told in the style of a graphic novel and illustrated by award-winning author-illustrator team Mick Manning and Brita Granstroem.
* Collins Big Cat Progress builds confidence, helping struggling pupils not only to read, but to love reading* Dual-banded books provide age-appropriate interest level material matched with a lower reading ability level* Every book is levelled by reading expert Cliff Moon to ensure precise, systematic, measurable progression to help close the ability gap* The books use a range of reading strategies: phonic, graphic, syntactic and contextual to build confident, accurate, fluent readers* Designed to build speaking and listening skills, as well as reading skills, the books are highly visual and include incredible illustrations and photographs* Every book has a Key Stage 2 look-and-feel to engage older pupils and avoid stigmatisation* Topics are relevant for children in years 3-6 and connected to the curriculum and framework objectives for these years to support inclusion* Progress titles contain a Reader Response page to encourage the pupil to respond to and recall what they have read. This offers an ideal opportunity to check comprehension* Ideas for Reading, written by primary literacy expert Gill Howell are included in the back of every book to help you support the reading needs of each child* This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader