Collins Big Cat – Oh Dear Me, I’m Late For Tea! : Band 00/Lilac


Author: Alison Hawes, Illustrated by Mike Phillips, Series edited by Cliff Moon, Prepared for publication by Collins Big Cat
Format: Paperback
Publication Date: 05-01-2005
ISBN: 9780007185306
Pages: 16



This picture story follows Granny’s race against the clock. It’s two o’clock and Granny has just one hour to reach her destination. As the minutes tick by, the story shows Granny’s increasingly imaginative modes of transport, from skateboard to jet pack, before revealing why she is in such a hurry – it’s her grandchild’s birthday tea.

• Lilac/Band 0 – wordless books that tell stories or give information through pictures and are designed to develop understanding about how stories and information books work.

• Text type – Fiction

• The Reader Response page shows Granny’s pictorial recount of the different transport she used, providing opportunities for speaking and listening.

• This story is paired with a non-fiction book on the same theme: My Party by Maoliosa Kelly.

• This book has been leveled for Reading Recovery

Additional information

Weight 0.07 kg
Dimensions 20 × 21 × 0.2 cm