App DescriptionWinner of the BETT 2013 Primary Digital Content Award
Develop your childrenâ€™s reading and writing skills with In the Garden interactive book and Story Creator, from the primary literacy specialists at Collins Education. Also available: My Bike Ride and Around The World.
The perfect way to develop essential literacy skills and transfer good reading to great writing. This book has been carefully levelled for children aged 4+.
â€˘An animated, interactive book that brings the story to life
â€˘Audio narration, music and sound effects to aid language learning â€“ read along with the narration as the words are highlighted
â€˘Opportunities to develop speaking and listening skills by recording your own narration and sound effects â€“ perfect for storytelling and to hear progression over time
â€˘Hidden surprises to discover on every page and a Collins Big Cat quiz to see what you can remember
â€˘Transfer reading to writing using Story Creator: make your own book using pictures, characters and key vocabulary from the story, transforming readers into writers
â€˘Practical guidance for adults helping children to develop their reading, writing and communication skills.
Where are the children exploring? In the garden, in the leaves, in the mud â€“ where do they go next? And what are they looking for? Use the magnifying glass to help the children find mini-beasts â€“ youâ€™ll have to look hard, theyâ€™re very small! How many can you find?
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ABOUT COLLINS BIG CAT:
This popular reading series is used and trusted by over 9000 UK primary schools, as well as English-speaking schools all over the world. Now available on the App Store for the first time, weâ€™ve brought the quality that teachers, parents and children have come to expect to our digital versions of the books.
September 02, 2012 Price Decrease: $3.99 -> FREE!
February 24, 2012 Initial Release