Trees are plants, frogs are animals. What are cats, sunflowers and people? What do they need to live? Plants and Animals is a book-banded reading book for early readers, carefully levelled at Pink Book Band. Illustrated throughout with beautiful photographs, this 85-word n-fiction book features a short highly structured, repetitive text with limited vocabulary. It is suitable for ages 4 - 5. Plants and Animals is part of Ransom Reading Stars, a structured programme for children learning to read. The series has fifteen levels: four phonics levels and eleven book band levels (Pink through to Lime).
Stephen Rickard is a writer and publisher, and has written and developed many award-winning books and software titles. He specialises in books that develop reading skills and an enthusiasm for reading in reluctant and struggling readers.