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Charlotte Raby - Author

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Books by Charlotte Raby

Max Can Do It! Band 02b/Red B

Max Can Do It! Band 02b/Red B

Author: Charlotte Raby Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/12/2018

Bee Rex the dinosaur loves to run, shout and swing from the trees, but her brother Max can't do any of those things. He prefers slower, quieter pursuits, such as looking for bugs under rocks. When Bee needs help, though, Max finds there is something he can do. This lovely story by Charlotte Raby is thoughtfully illustrated by Sam Hearn. * Red B/Band 2B books offer simple but varied text with familiar objects and actions, combined with simple story development and a satisfying conclusion. * Text type: A simple story with a familiar setting * Curriculum links: Personal, Social and Emotional Development: Have a developing awareness of their own needs, views and feelings, and be sensitive to the needs, views and feelings of others

Pin it, Pat it Band 1a/Pink a

Pin it, Pat it Band 1a/Pink a

Author: Charlotte Raby, Emily Guille-Marrett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/09/2018

Learn all the elements of a party in this non-fiction book, from baking the food to playing games and finally settling down at the end of the day with a mug of cocoa.

Tip Tap Band 1a/Pink a

Tip Tap Band 1a/Pink a

Author: Charlotte Raby Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/09/2018

Pip, Sam and Dad are tap dancing cats! Enjoy their creative performance in this fiction story by Charlotte Raby.

Cat, Kid and Duck Band 1b/Pink B

Cat, Kid and Duck Band 1b/Pink B

Author: Charlotte Raby, Emily Guille-Marrett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/09/2018

Cat is digging a pit, but Duck and Kid want to play too! Pink B/Band 1B offers emergent readers simple, predictable text with familiar objects and actions. Ideas for reading in the back of the book provide practical support and stimulating activities.

Rising Stars Vocabulary: Upper Key Stage 2

Rising Stars Vocabulary: Upper Key Stage 2

Author: Charlotte Raby Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/06/2018

Rising Stars Vocabulary: Lower Key Stage 2

Rising Stars Vocabulary: Lower Key Stage 2

Author: Charlotte Raby Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/06/2018

Rising Stars Vocabulary: Reception and Key Stage 1

Rising Stars Vocabulary: Reception and Key Stage 1

Author: Charlotte Raby Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/06/2018

Reading Challenge Classroom Programme Pack (Year 2)

Reading Challenge Classroom Programme Pack (Year 2)

Author: Charlotte Raby Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/02/2018

DIGGING DEEPER FOR SATs SUCCESS! The SATs Challenge Classroom Programme pack will give your confident children the chance to extend and develop their understanding on their way to greater success. * The Teacher's Guide is linked to key literacy concepts and includes engaging ideas for challenging confident learners, with support to stretch and identify evidence of mastery and deeper understanding. * The Workbook provides topic targeted practice in the run up to the National Tests or at any time through the year! * The Topic Assessment Book provides short topic tests as well as longer tests to offer a variety of challenging SATs style practice to help monitor progress and identify areas for potential strengthening and deepening of understanding. 1. Support children to reach their full potential 2. Develop and deepen children's understanding 3. Stretch and challenge confident learners 4. Track progress and familiarise children with the test format 5. Aim higher for SATs success! (Items not sold separately)

Reading Challenge Pack (Year 2)

Reading Challenge Pack (Year 2)

Author: Charlotte Raby Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/02/2018

DIGGING DEEPER FOR SATs SUCCESS! The SATs Challenge pack will give your confident children the chance to extend and develop their understanding on their way to greater success. * The Workbook provides topic targeted practice in the run up to the National Tests or at any time through the year! * The Topic Assessment Book provides short topic tests as well as longer tests to offer a variety of challenging SATs style practice to help monitor progress and identify areas for potential strengthening and deepening of understanding. 1. Support children to reach their full potential 2. Develop and deepen children's understanding 3. Stretch and challenge confident learners 4. Track progress and familiarise children with the test format 5. Aim higher for SATs success! (Items not sold separately)

The Dragon King's Daughter Band 7/Turquoise

The Dragon King's Daughter Band 7/Turquoise

Author: Charlotte Raby Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/12/2017

Collins Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds features exciting fiction and non-fiction decodable readers to enthuse and inspire children. They are fully aligned to Letters and Sounds Phases 1-6 and contain notes in the back. The Handbooks provide support in demonstration and modelling, monitoring comprehension and expanding vocabulary. Hidesato is on a mission to find food for his family when a huge dragon steps in his way - and this dragon has a mission of her own for him ... This beautifully-illustrated retelling of a traditional tale from Japan was written by Charlotte Raby. Turquoise/Band 7 books offer literary language and extended descriptions, with longer sentences and a wide range of unfamiliar terms. Pages 22 and 23 allow children to re-visit the content of the book, supporting comprehension skills, vocabulary development and recall. Reading notes within the book provide practical support for reading Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds with children, including a list of all the sounds and words that the book will cover.

Pat it Band 1a/Pink a

Pat it Band 1a/Pink a

Author: Charlotte Raby Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/12/2017

Collins Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds features exciting fiction and non-fiction decodable readers to enthuse and inspire children. They are fully aligned to Letters and Sounds Phases 1-6 and contain notes in the back. The Handbooks provide support in demonstration and modelling, monitoring comprehension and expanding vocabulary. Take a trip to the petting farm and explore all the exciting activities you can do there, from meeting the animals to riding in a tractor, in this simple fiction story. Chant and Chatter books are written especially for the Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds series at Book Band Pink. The narratives and non-fiction texts are formed through three short, rhythmic chants, allowing the demonstration and modelling of fluent reading and supporting children in learning Phase 1 of Letters and Sounds. The sounds in this book are: /s/ /a/ /t/ /p/ /i/ /n/ Pages 14 and 15 contain an I Spy feature with a specific phoneme focus, which uses visual support to help children embed phonic knowledge. Reading notes within the book provide practical support for reading Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds with children, including a list of all the sounds and words that the book will cover.

Pit Pat Band 1a/Pink a

Pit Pat Band 1a/Pink a

Author: Charlotte Raby Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/12/2017

Collins Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds features exciting fiction and non-fiction decodable readers to enthuse and inspire children. They are fully aligned to Letters and Sounds Phases 1-6 and contain notes in the back. The Handbooks provide support in demonstration and modelling, monitoring comprehension and expanding vocabulary. Explore the fun you can have in different types of weather - rain, rainbow and sunshine - in this simple non-fiction book. Chant and Chatter books are written especially for the Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds series at Book Band Pink. The narratives and non-fiction texts are formed through three short, rhythmic chants, allowing the demonstration and modelling of fluent reading and supporting children in learning Phase 1 of Letters and Sounds. The sounds in this book are: /s/ /a/ /t/ /p/ /i/ /n/ Pages 14 and 15 contain an I Spy feature with a specific phoneme focus, which uses visual support to help children embed phonic knowledge. Reading notes within the book provide practical support for reading Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds with children, including a list of all the sounds and words that the book will cover.

Reading - Year 2

Reading - Year 2

Author: Charlotte Raby Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/07/2017

Just like the real thing - only shorter! Help your child prepare for the SATS with these bite-sized National test papers. This book offers ten complete mini-reading tests which include fiction, non-fiction and poetry texts. Question types and mark schemes match the format of the National tests and offer an authentic SATs experience, though the flexible format allows them to be used at any time of the day. A progress chart is also supplied to give you some indication of the scores your child is likely to attain, while a handy breakdown of all of the different question types in the Reading SATs tests will help you to identify your child's strengths and weaknesses.

Welcome to My City Band 14/Ruby

Welcome to My City Band 14/Ruby

Author: Charlotte Raby Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/05/2017

Come on a tour of four exciting - and very different - cities! Find out what it's like to live in Bristol, Paris, Los Angeles and Abu Dhabi, and discover: * fun things to do * important landmarks and history * how the local landscape and climate have affected life in each city. * Ruby/Band 14 books give increasing opportunities for children to develop their skills of inference and deduction. * Text type - An information book. * The book is organised into short chapters to help children practise the skills of locating and identifying important information. * The glossary and index on pages 44 and 45 can be used to develop children's information retrieval skills further. * Curriculum links - Geography - locational knowledge

Reading Pack (Year 2) Classroom Programme

Reading Pack (Year 2) Classroom Programme

Author: Charlotte Raby Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/01/2017

The Reading Booster Test and Workbook for Year 2 is perfect for boosting the confidence of your child in the weeks and months before SATS. With revision, practice and test sections that focus on the tricky topics, you can be sure that when it comes to the realthing, they'll be ready for lift off! 5. A comprehensive 8-12 week booster course that you can use at home 4. Identify gaps in your child's learning and fill them with practice activities 3. Targeted support to enable children to reach their full potential 2. Help your child become familiar with the test format before they sit it for real 1. Lift off for SATS success! The Teacher's Guide includes: * advice and planning tools including advice on setting up a booster programme, timetables, progression charts and more, * 20-24 booster units focussed on key topics related to the test and at 20-minutes each are designed to fit around the school day. This Reading Booster Programme Pack contains complete practice tests in the SATs format, a workbook and teacher's guide for Year 2 (items not sold separately). Use the tests to identify areas of weakness and monitor progress, and use the Teacher's Guide to run the booster programme and the workbook for further practice.

Reading Pack (Year 2)

Reading Pack (Year 2)

Author: Charlotte Raby Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/01/2017

The Reading Booster Test and Workbook for Year 2 is perfect for boosting the confidence of your child in the weeks and months before SATS. With revision, practice and test sections that focus on the tricky topics, you can be sure that when it comes to the realthing, they'll be ready for lift off! 5. A comprehensive 8-12 week booster course that you can use at home 4. Identify gaps in your child's learning and fill them with practice activities 3. Targeted support to enable children to reach their full potential 2. Help your child become familiar with the test format before they sit it for real 1. Lift off for SATS success! This Reading Booster Test and Workbook contains complete practice tests in the SATs format, as well as a workbook for Year 2 pupils. Items not sold separately.

Oxford Reading Tree inFact: Oxford Level 1: Class Pack of 36

Oxford Reading Tree inFact: Oxford Level 1: Class Pack of 36

Author: Charlotte Raby, Rob Alcraft, Teresa Heapy Format: Undefined Release Date: 08/09/2016

Oxford Reading Tree inFact is a compelling non-fiction series that aims to engage children in reading for pleasure as powerfully as fiction does. The series includes 36 titles which are all phonically decodable, with some high-interest topic words to develop vocabulary and impart knowledge. The imaginative approach and variety of intriguing topics mean there are books to interest every child. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every reader to the right book. This pack contains 36 wordless books, six of each of the following titles: Under Our Feet, Can You See Me?, Day and Night, How Many Babies?, Seasons and I Spy a Spiral.

Oxford Reading Tree inFact: Oxford Level 1: Under Our Feet

Oxford Reading Tree inFact: Oxford Level 1: Under Our Feet

Author: Charlotte Raby Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2016

Discover more about the world under our feet. Beneath a tree live moles, rabbits and earthworms. Under bustling cities people visit shops and park their cars. Trains travel above and below the ground, carrying people through dark tunnels. Children can discover what goes on underground in this beautifully illustrated wordless book. Oxford Reading Tree inFact is a compelling non-fiction series that aims to engage children in reading for pleasure as powerfully as fiction does. The series includes 36 titles which are all phonically decodable, with some high-interest topic words to develop vocabulary and impart knowledge. The imaginative approach and variety of intriguing topics mean there are books to interest every child. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every reader to the right book.

Oxford Reading Tree inFact: Oxford Level 4: My Dinosaur

Oxford Reading Tree inFact: Oxford Level 4: My Dinosaur

Author: Charlotte Raby Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2016

Following the true story of a boy who discovered a new dinosaur, this book is every fossil hunter's dream! Diego narrates his amazing discovery, accompanied by maps, photographs and diagrams. My Dinosaur will inspire children to get out and explore the world around them. Oxford Reading Tree inFact is a compelling non-fiction series that aims to engage children in reading for pleasure as powerfully as fiction does. The series includes 36 titles which are all phonically decodable, with some high-interest topic words to develop vocabulary and impart knowledge. The imaginative approach and variety of intriguing topics mean there are books to interest every child. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every reader to the right book.

Oxford Reading Tree inFact: Oxford Level 1: Mixed Pack of 6

Oxford Reading Tree inFact: Oxford Level 1: Mixed Pack of 6

Author: Charlotte Raby, Rob Alcraft, Teresa Heapy Format: Undefined Release Date: 05/09/2016

Oxford Reading Tree inFact is a compelling non-fiction series that aims to engage children in reading for pleasure as powerfully as fiction does. The series includes 36 titles which are all phonically decodable, with some high-interest topic words to develop vocabulary and impart knowledge. The imaginative approach and variety of intriguing topics mean there are books to interest every child. The series includes 36 titles which are all phonically decodable, with some high-interest topic words to develop vocabulary and impart knowledge. This pack contains six wordless books, one of each of the following titles: Under Our Feet, Can You See Me?, Day and Night, How Many Babies?, Seasons and I Spy a Spiral.

Honor Cafe

Honor Cafe

Author: Charlotte Raby Format: eBook Release Date: 05/10/2013

Seasons Scrapbook Band 01b/Pink B

Seasons Scrapbook Band 01b/Pink B

Author: Charlotte Raby Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2011

Follow one girl as she visits the park at different points of the year, collecting objects and pictures for her scrapbook to show the differences between the seasons. Wonderfully illustrated in vivid colours by Christine Jenny, this non-fiction book is written by Charlotte Raby. What would you put in your seasons scrapbook? * Pink B/Band 1B books offer simple, predictable text with familiar objects and actions * Children can re-cap the changing seasons on pages 14-15. * Text type: A non-fiction recount * Curriculum links: Geography: Weather around the world

Oxford Reading Tree: Level 5: Floppy's Phonics Non-Fiction: Pirates

Oxford Reading Tree: Level 5: Floppy's Phonics Non-Fiction: Pirates

Author: Charlotte Raby, Monica Hughes, Thelma Page, Roderick Hunt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/01/2011

Floppy's Phonics Non-fiction allow children to practise their decoding and literacy skills in the context of exciting non-fiction books, which include a variety of text types and topics, and support from Biff, Chip, Kipper and Floppy. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with childrens reading development is also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. There are 12 titles available at Level 5: To the Rescue! On Safari Camping Pirates Monster Party Exploring Underground Training to be a Knight Storms A Book of Beasts Family Festivals Make a Wind Vane Aircraft

Oxford Reading Tree: Level 3: Floppy's Phonics Non-Fiction: Fun in the Garden

Oxford Reading Tree: Level 3: Floppy's Phonics Non-Fiction: Fun in the Garden

Author: Charlotte Raby, Monica Hughes, Thelma Page, Roderick Hunt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/01/2011

Floppy's Phonics Non-fiction allow children to practise their decoding and literacy skills in the context of exciting non-fiction books, which include a variety of text types and topics, and support from Biff, Chip, Kipper and Floppy. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with childrens reading development is also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. There are 6 Floppy's Phonics Non-fiction titles available at Level 3: Muffins Garden Gang Men on the Moon Barn Owls Markets Cool Summer

Yun and the Ice Spirit Bug Club Turquoise B/1A Yun and the Ice Spirit 6-pack Turquoise B/1a

Yun and the Ice Spirit Bug Club Turquoise B/1A Yun and the Ice Spirit 6-pack Turquoise B/1a

Author: Charlotte Raby Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 01/09/2010

This title is part of Bug Club, the first whole-school reading programme that joins books with an online reading world to teach today's children to read. In this Turquoise-B level Yun book: When Yun spots The Dragon Princess tied to a tree, she tells him she has been captuRed-by the Ice Spirit. Yun agrees to fetch her father, the Dragon King, at his underwater palace. While the King battles with the Ice Spirit, Yun rescues the Princess.

Yun and the Fire Demon Bug Club Purple A/2C Yun and the Fire Demon 6-pack Purple A/2c

Yun and the Fire Demon Bug Club Purple A/2C Yun and the Fire Demon 6-pack Purple A/2c

Author: Charlotte Raby Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 01/09/2010

This title is part of Bug Club, the first whole-school reading programme that joins books with an online reading world to teach today's children to read. In this Purple-A level Yun book: The Dragon Princess and Yun enter the Ruby Palace of the Fire Demon who has stolen the Dragon King's magic pearl. Yun tricks the Fire Demon into dropping the pearl and the Princess sprays the Fire Demon with water.

BC Turquoise B/1A Yun and the Ice Spirit

BC Turquoise B/1A Yun and the Ice Spirit

Author: Charlotte Raby Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2010

This title is part of Bug Club, the first whole-school reading programme that joins books with an online reading world to teach today's children to read. In this Turquoise-B level Yun book: When Yun spots The Dragon Princess tied to a tree, she tells him she has been captured - by the Ice Spirit. Yun agrees to fetch her father, the Dragon King, at his underwater palace. While the King battles with the Ice Spirit, Yun rescues the Princess.

BC Purple A/2C Yun and the Fire Demon

BC Purple A/2C Yun and the Fire Demon

Author: Charlotte Raby Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2010

This title is part of Bug Club, the first whole-school reading programme that joins books with an online reading world to teach today's children to read. In this Purple-A level Yun book: The Dragon Princess and Yun enter the Ruby Palace of the Fire Demon who has stolen the Dragon King's magic pearl. Yun tricks the Fire Demon into dropping the pearl and the Princess sprays the Fire Demon with water.

BC Purple B/2C Yun and the Giant Bird

BC Purple B/2C Yun and the Giant Bird

Author: Charlotte Raby Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/08/2010

This title is part of Bug Club, the first whole-school reading programme that joins books with an online reading world to teach today's children to read. In this Purple-B level Yun book: When a giant bird damages a village and scares the villagers, Yun tries to scare it away. His plan fails and the Dragon King suggests that he talk to the bird. She explains she needs to build a nest and the villagers help.

The Diary of a Killer Cat Teacher Resource

The Diary of a Killer Cat Teacher Resource

Author: Charlotte Raby Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/02/2009

New Read and Respond is back by popular demand and ready for the 21st Century. The completely new text provides teachers with everything they need to teach these classic children's books. Notes and activities reflect the way that teachers teach now and include shared texts, guided reading notes, reading activities, speaking and listening activities, writing projects and assessment guidance. Over a third of each book is filled with invaluable photocopiables - all illustrated by the original children's book illustrators. This title offers everything the teacher needs to teach a classic book. It is based on best-selling children's books. It features speaking and listening activities. It offers assessment guidance. It includes photocopiable pages. New Read and Respond the Diary of a Killer Cat provides teachers with all the resources they need to teach this classic children's story. This title features notes and activities that reflect the way that teachers teach now and includes shared texts, guided reading notes, reading activities, speaking and listening activities, writing projects and assessment guidance.

Oxford Reading Tree: Level 10A: TreeTops More Non-Fiction: The Fame Game

Oxford Reading Tree: Level 10A: TreeTops More Non-Fiction: The Fame Game

Author: Charlotte Raby Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2007

This book is part of the TreeTops Non-Fiction series which are full of fascinating facts and have been produced with stunning artwork and photography in a lively and modern design sure to attract all young readers. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with childrens reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. This book is also available as part of a mixed pack of 6 different books or a class pack of 36 books of the same Oxford Reading Tree level.

Oxford Reading Tree: Level 11A: TreeTops More Non-Fiction: Monsters From the Deep

Oxford Reading Tree: Level 11A: TreeTops More Non-Fiction: Monsters From the Deep

Author: Charlotte Raby Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2007

This book is part of the TreeTops Non-Fiction series which are full of fascinating facts and have been produced with stunning artwork and photography in a lively and modern design sure to attract all young readers. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with childrens reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. This book is also available as part of a mixed pack of 6 different books or a class pack of 36 books of the same Oxford Reading Tree level.