Catching the Moon: Band 04/Blue (Collins Big Cat Phonics) by Mal Peet
Prince Hal is upset - he wants the moon. So the King and Queen send their servants, Grim and Crumb, out to catch the moon for him, with hilarious consequences. This charming story by award-winning author Mal Peat and Elspeth Graham is illustrated by Xiao Xin.
This book is a Band 04/Blue book in the Collins Big Cat reading programme which offers longer, repeated patterns with sequential events and integrated literary and natural language. This is a simple story with a familiar setting and children can recap the main stages of the story on pages 14 and 15, providing lots of speaking and listening opportunities. This book supports learning around knowledge and understanding the world. This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader. For more guided reading books in this Collins Big Cat band, try What's Underground? (9780007185863) written by Gill Munton and illustrated by Peter Bull.