Children love stories. Bring the magic of good storytelling into your classroom with Classic Tales, and they'll love their English lessons too. Read the tale of the man who pulls, and pulls, and pulls the enormous turnip, but cannot move it.
Based on the traditional fairy tale 'The Enormous Turnip', this vibrantly illustrated story is sure to become a favourite in every home. Find out what happens when a very, very large turnip doesn't want to be pulled out of the ground! Part of the Ladybird 'First Favourite Tales' series - a perfect introduction to fairy tales for preschoolers - this book contains lots of funny rhythm and rhyme to delight young children. Ideal for reading aloud and sharing with 2-4 year olds.
This beautiful Ladybird ebook edition of The Enormous Turnip is a perfect first illustrated introduction to this classic fairy tale for young readers from 3+. Ladybird Tales are based on the original Ladybird retellings by Vera Southgate, with beautiful pictures of the kind children like best - full of richness and detail. Children have always loved, and will always remember, these classic fairy tales and sharing them together is an experience to treasure. Ladybird has published fairy tales for over forty-five years, bringing the magic of traditional stories to each new generation of children. Other exciting titles in the Ladybird Tales series include The Three Billy Goats Gruff, Cinderella, The Three Little Pigs, Jack and the Beanstalk, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, The Gingerbread Man, Hansel and Gretel, Little Red Riding Hood, Sleeping Beauty, Rumpelstiltskin, Puss in Boots, The Elves and the Shoemaker, The Magic Porridge Pot, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Rapunzel, The Big Pancake, Dick Whittington, Chicken Licken, Princess and the Frog, The Ugly Duckling, Little Red Hen, Beauty and the Beast and The Princess and the Pea.
When the farmer can't pick a turnip out of the ground, he enlists his entire family to help him. But just how big can a turnip grow?! Simply written in lively, flowing text Usborne First Reading books are designed to capture the imagination and build the confidence of beginner readers. This book includes audio and links to downloadable worksheets and teacher's notes. "Irresistible for children learning to read. " - Child Education Plus