More and More Ant and Bee by Angela Banner
|More and More Ant and Bee by Angela Banner|
|Category: For Sharing|
|Reviewer: Sue Magee|
|Summary: An excellent way to help a child to begin reading. First published some forty years ago the series has stood the test of time. Recommended.|
|Buy? Yes||Borrow? Yes|
|Pages: 112||Date: February 2013|
Right at the beginning, when you're just starting to read books which have more words than pictures, you need a book that's structured to help you. You need a book which is comfy to hold in small hands and which has a firm cover so that everything keeps straight. You need to share the reading and to know which words you're going to read and you might perhaps appreciate a hint in the form of a picture which will help you to get the word all on your own. Most of all though, you need to have a proper story and a feeling that you've achieved something when you get to the end. You need Ant and Bee.
It's a small book - about the size of a wallet, but it has 110 pages. Words which the new reader is going to say are picked out in red. Most of them are three or four letters long. The five-letter words have a page to themselves - and on the opposite page there's a picture. All the five-letter words are in alphabetical order from A to Z although X WORD is just a little bit of a cop out! Best of all though - there's a real adventure in this book, quite a lot of fun and any young reader is going to feel proud of themselves when they get to the end.
More and More Ant and Bee is the third in this series of books, but there's no need to feel that they should be read in order. They were originally published in the sixties and seventies and intended for pre-school children. They've stood the test of time and many's the adult who now looks back on them as the start of their reading.
I'd like to thank the publishers for sending a copy to the Bookbag.
For more alphabet fun we can recommend Kipper's A To Z by Mick Inkpen.
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