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Katie Dale - Author

About the Author

Katie Dale loves nothing more than creating characters - both on page and onstage. She studied English literature at Sheffield University and spent a year at the University of North Carolina, followed by a crazy year at drama school, a summer playing Juliet with a national Shakespeare tour, and eight months backpacking through Southeast Asia. In 2008 she won the SCBWI Undiscovered Voices competition. Someone Else's Life is Katie's first novel and she's currently working on her next YA fiction title. Katie lives in Cambridge, England.

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Reading Champion: Stone Soup Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: Stone Soup Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Katie Dale Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/06/2020

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Stone Soup is a retelling of a classic tale of cleverness and working together. How will the mysterious stranger help the town come together and make delicious stone soup fit for a king? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Kind Kitty Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: Kind Kitty Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Katie Dale Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/05/2020

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Kitty loves to make people happy. When she sets off to buy apples to bake a pie for her son, she winds up helping many people along the way, including a needy donkey! Learn about empathy, generosity and the power of modelling kindness with this beautifully illustrated story from Katie Dale and Daniele Fabbri. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Hannibal's Epic Elephant Journey Independent Reading 18

Reading Champion: Hannibal's Epic Elephant Journey Independent Reading 18

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/04/2020

Hannibal sets off to fight the Romans with an army on mighty elephants ... first they must cross the river and navigate a way through the treacherous mountains, then defeat the mighty Roman army! This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 10-11 or in year 6. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The Perfect Place for a Picnic Independent Reading Orange 6

Reading Champion: The Perfect Place for a Picnic Independent Reading Orange 6

Author: Katie Dale Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/03/2020

Mo and Yaz are in the mood for a picnic. They've packed their trusty red rug and a lovely lunch, but they have no idea what's in store for them! From the start, everything goes wrong and the two friends will have to be creative to find the perfect place for their picnic. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Planet - Hot Dogs - Pink B: Rocket Phonics

Reading Planet - Hot Dogs - Pink B: Rocket Phonics

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2020

>Peg and Pug are off for a picnic. They've packed lots of lovely things to eat and are on their way to the top of the hill. But things go wrong when they find themselves without any lunch on a very hot day! What will these hot dogs do? Hot Dogs is part of the Rocket Phonics range from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Rocket Phonics builds a firm foundation in word reading through fresh and fully decodable phonics books for Pink A to Orange band. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 4-5 years

The Red Rocket Pirates (Yellow Early Reader)

The Red Rocket Pirates (Yellow Early Reader)

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2020

Cheeky Monkey and Rock Croc (Red Early Reader)

Cheeky Monkey and Rock Croc (Red Early Reader)

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2020

Reading Planet - The Pot of Oats - Yellow: Rocket Phonics

Reading Planet - The Pot of Oats - Yellow: Rocket Phonics

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2020

Carla and her Mum have nothing left to eat so Carla goes out in search of food, but there is none! Just when all seems lost, a kind maiden gives her a magic porridge pot that fills with oats. Carla and her Mum now have all the food they need, but will Mum remember the words to stop the pot of oats from overflowing? Rocket Phonics builds a firm foundation in word reading through fresh and fully decodable phonics books for Pink A to Orange band.Children will practise their phonic skills in context and develop their comprehension skills. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 5-6 years

Reading Champion: Shackleton's Stowaway Independent Reading 17

Reading Champion: Shackleton's Stowaway Independent Reading 17

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/02/2020

Shackleton's journey is one of the greatest adventure tales ever told. In this story, we learn of their incredible survival through the eyes of Perce - a young stowaway on the Endurance. This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 10-11. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Sniffer Dog and Robber Ron (Pink Early Reader)

Sniffer Dog and Robber Ron (Pink Early Reader)

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/11/2019

Get That Broom! and Fizz! Wizz! (Red Early Reader)

Get That Broom! and Fizz! Wizz! (Red Early Reader)

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/11/2019

I Am Quicker and Greedy Gull (Red Early Reader)

I Am Quicker and Greedy Gull (Red Early Reader)

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/11/2019

Reading Champion: Hannibal's Epic Elephant Journey Independent Reading 18

Reading Champion: Hannibal's Epic Elephant Journey Independent Reading 18

Author: Katie Dale Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/10/2019

Hannibal sets off to fight the Romans with an army on mighty elephants ... first they must cross the river and navigate a way through the treacherous mountains, then defeat the mighty Roman army! This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 10-11 or in year 6. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Wedding in Delhi

Reading Champion: Wedding in Delhi

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/09/2019

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Jasmine is a worrier. When she hears she's finally going to Delhi to see her cousins and attend a family wedding, all she can think about is her fear of flying! When the travel day finally comes, Jasmine decides to be brave and gets herself ready for a wonderful adventure. Join Jasmine as she learns and grows while having fun at a wedding in Delhi! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Pen Pals Independent Reading 16

Reading Champion: Pen Pals Independent Reading 16

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/09/2019

Rosie lives on a farm in the countryside;Jayden lives in an inner London tower block. The two becomes pen pals exchanging letters all the time. One day they decide to meet and see how different each others homes really are. This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 10-11.Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Look Out! and Dot and Dan's Trip (Pink Early Reader)

Look Out! and Dot and Dan's Trip (Pink Early Reader)

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/08/2019