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The guided reading programme featuring over 600 books and 300 ebooks and contains an equal mix of fiction and non-fiction. Your pupils will love reading with Collins Big Cat.

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  • Practice Book 1
  • Practice Book 2
  • Practice Book 3
  • Practice Book 4
  • Practice Book 6

About Collins Big Cat

  • Use Collins Big Cat for guided reading. Every Big Cat book features a bespoke guided reading session plan in the back of the book, written by a literacy expert.
  • Help deliver the 2014 English Programme of Study and inspire your pupils with a wide range of text types including poetry, plays, traditional tales, literary classics and non-fiction.
  • Engage readers of all abilities and interests. From Lilac band containing wordless pictures for emerging readers; through to Pearl band – extended books for your gifted readers.
  • Inspire a love of reading through the best authors and illustrators who are known for creating brilliant books and engaging stories loved by children.
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