Collins Big Cat – Pet Detectives: Tortoise Trouble : Band 08/Purple


Author: Jana Hunter, Illustrated by Kim Blundell, Series edited by Cliff Moon, Prepared for publication by Collins Big Cat
Format: Paperback
Publication Date: 05-01-2005
ISBN: 9780007186228
Pages: 24



The Pet Detective faces a special challenge when Kara’s pet tortoise, Rocket, goes missing. Has the tortoise been squashed on a motorway? Eaten by a hungry goat? Chewed up by a dog? The Pet Detective follows the clues to find out what’s happened.

• Purple/ Band 8 books offer developing readers literary language, with some challenging vocabulary.

• Text type – A story by the same author.

• A final double page spread shows all the things a Pet Detective needs on a case to support recapping the story.

• Curriculum links – Science: Plants and animals in the local environment.

• Tortoise Trouble is one of two stories by Jana Hunter about the Pet Detective

• This book has been leveled for Reading Recovery.

• This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Additional information

Weight 0.08 kg
Dimensions 17 × 21 × 0.2 cm