Sam and the Big Bad Cat

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Sam the big, bad cat isn’t feeling well. Tom wants to take him to the vet. Sam doesn’t want to go, and finds a variety of hiding places to escape. Tom pursues him, getting more and more bedraggled in the process. Finally Tom goes to bed, leaving Sam – who is feeling much better – to enjoy a snack.

• Yellow level/ Band 3 books offer early readers varied sentence structure and natural language.

• Text type - A story with a familiar setting.

• A storyboard on pages 14 and 15 reveals all of Sam’s hiding places in a pictorial summary of the day, providing the opportunity to recap the story.

• Curriculum links - Citizenship: animals and us.

• This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery