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 13 books feature longer and more complex sentence structures. Sentences make use of a wide range of stylistic features which reflect progression in the teaching of Arabic grammar. Stories may also contain more literary, metaphorical language, including similes and other figurative language to help the reader create mental images, plus exaggeration for dramatic or humorous effect. Non-fiction titles contain longer, more formal sentences and a broader range of unfamiliar terms.
"You won't catch me, you won't eat me...!"
This original twist on the traditional Gingerbread Man tale sees the crafty breadster zipping through India, past the well, the market, the temple, eluding all pursuers, until he reaches the river ...
A visual summary of the Indian scenery on pages 30 and 31 helps children to recap the main events of the story.