BBC Earth: Big and Small (Ladybird Readers Series Level 2)
Age Range: 5 – 8 years
Some animals are big, and some animals are small. Some animals are fast, and some animals are slow. All animals are different!
Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language. Recommended for children aged 4+, the six levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework (Pre-A1 to A2) and include language activities that help develop key skills and provide preparation for the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) exams.
This Level 2 Reader is A1 in the CEFR framework and supports YLE Movers exams. Short sentences contain a maximum of two clauses, introducing the past tense and some simple adverbs.
Ladybird brings together characters from well-loved children's TV shows, including Peppa Pig, In the Night Garden, Ben and Holly, and the lively twosome Topsy and Tim; plus a whole host of fairy-tale favorites like Cinderella and Pinocchio. Whether they're discovered through snuggly bedtime favorites, buggy books that accompany adventures, or fun apps for playtime, really great stories open up whole new worlds and spark imagination, creativity, and curiosity.