Collins Arabic Big Cat is a guided reading series for ages 3 to 11. The series is structured with reference to the learning progression of Arabic at nursery and primary schools researched especially for Collins. This carefully graded approach allows children to build up their reading knowledge of Arabic step by step. Level 4 books are for children who are ready to start to read stories with simple single words or non-verbal sentences with 2 or 3 short words, and with total support through illustrations and extensive use of repetition. Double spacing is used between words to ensure children see where each new word in a sentence begins and ends, with the focus on reading core words. Mama owl and her small baby sit up in a tree. In trying to show each other how big they are, the small owl is accidentally knocked out of the tree. Can the Mama owl save him? This quirkily illustrated story is written by Michelle Robinson.