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Thursday, 16 December 2010

Christmas book ideas for children from Harper Collins

Harper Collins has just launched 14 new titles in their award winning reading series Collins Big Cat.

These books not only encourage and stimulate children to learn and enjoy reading but they equip teachers and parents with the skills to support them. With 20% of the adult population functionally illiterate, it is imperative children are given the best resources possible.

Some of the UK’s best loved children’s authors including the former children’s laureate, Michael Rosen as well as critically acclaimed poets, illustrators and numerous authors have all written and helped to compile the new series of Collins Big Cat books.

The 14 new releases are:

Going For a Drive, Wendy Cope

Twinkle, Twinkle, Firefly, John Agard and Grace Nichols. Illustrations by Satoshi Kitamura

Bugs, Sam McBratney

Too Hot to Stop! Steve Webb

Cinderella, David Wood

The Monster Under the Bed, Kevin Dyer

Buried Treasure, Juliet Kerrigan

Inside the Puppet Theatre, Claire Llewellyn

I’ve Just Had a Bright Idea! Scoular Anderson

A Day in India, Jonathan and Angela Scott (Of Award winning The Big Cat Diaries)

What’s That Building, Richard Platt

Blood, Martin Bolod

Fossils, Dr Andrew Ross

Escape From the Island, Michael Butt and Philippe Dupasquier

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