The Secret Egg

John Townsend

Series: Reading Stars
Interest Age: 6 - 7 Years old
Reading Age: 6 - 7 Years old
Published: 17 March 2015
AR Book Level: TBC
Book Band: Purple
Catch Up Level: 6
Lexile Level: TBC
Pages: 16pp
Words: 362 words

Availability: In stock

Paperback (format)
ISBN: 9781781278345
Ebook (format)
ISBN: 9781785910692


Finding something strange on the bus leads to a secret egg hatching. What can it be? Told entirely in verse, The Secret Egg is a book-banded reading book for developing readers, carefully levelled at Purple Book Band for guided reading. Beautifully illustrated throughout, this 362-word rhyming story is suitable for ages 7 - 8.

The Secret Egg features a more demanding text with an extended vocabulary. With a wider vocabulary, the characters are more three dimensional, and illustrations are less important. It encourages more independent reading.

The Secret Egg is part of Ransom Reading Stars, a structured programme for children learning to read. The series has fifteen levels: four phonics levels and eleven book band levels (Pink through to Lime).