Collins Big Cat is a guided reading series for ages 4–11. Top children’s authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fiction books that your children will love to read, banded to help you choose the right book for every child. Practical ideas for guided reading are included at the back of each book.
They came in their longships from Scandinavia, stealing gold and spreading fear. From fighting to settling, this is the story of how Vikings shaped the history of Britain as we know it.
The glossary and index on pages 44 and 45 can be used to develop children's information retrieval skills further.
Ruby/Band 14 books give increasing opportunities for children to develop their skills of inference and deduction.
Ideas for guided reading in the back of the book provide practical support and stimulating activities.