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  • Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own.
  • Vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page, accompanied by short, informative text.
  • Developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
  • Carefully selected Internet links to exciting websites to find out more.
  • Great reading practice for children who prefer fact to fiction.

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Age: 4+

Key Stage: EYFS/KS1 E/S/G (info)

Lexile Measure: 740L (info)

Book Band: 9 - Gold

ISBN: 9780746071496
32 pages
204 x 150mm

Author/Editor: Catriona Clarke

Reader Reviews

Weather - Beginners
My son loves this series of books, They are fun and educational, which is why I love them too. This is one of his favourites. The pictures are fantastic and although the book uses quite grown up words due to the content, the pictures make understanding easier. I am learning a thing or two reading this series with him! The little 'did you know?' facts add to the fun, and keep the interest going to the next page. Turtles in hail stones, red rain and frogs and fish falling from the sky! are all interesting facts you will learn about. Who would have thought a book on weather would be the first choice of a 6 year old! Excellent!

Elizabeth M McLachlan, 13th February 2008

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Press & Blog Reviews

Very good, simple explanations of a broad range of topics and processes. Pictures, diagrams and internet links are particularly helpful.
MetLink - Royal Meteoroligical Society resources for schools


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