When a wee mouse meets a big, hungry monster on the road, he needs to think fast. This is a lively retelling of a traditional story by Martin Waddell.

• Red / Band 2B – A traditional story

• Text type – Fiction

• The focus phonemes in this book are sh, er, oa and ng. Other phonemes practised are ou (ground), th (this), th (thin), ee, w, oo (look), ie (lie) and ch.

• Children can compare and contrast the two main characters using the character summaries on the final spread.

• Martin Waddell also wrote Yellow 3 Horse Up a Tree and Blue 4 The Small Bun.

• This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Additional information

Weight 0.07 kg
Dimensions 20 × 21 × 0.7 cm