I Can Read! Oxford Poetry for 5 Year Olds by John FosterI Can Read! Oxford Poetry for 5 Year Olds by John Foster

I Can Read! Oxford Poetry for 5 Year Olds

EditorJohn Foster

Paperback | April 3, 2016

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This poetry collection for 5 year olds comprises 35 fun, accessible poems to read together at home. Featuring a fantastic range of children's poets and four exciting themes with full-colour illustrations, this is the ideal approach to encourage a love of reading, whilst developing anunderstanding of poetry, meeting the new requirements of the National Curriculum. Poetry is a fun way for children to enjoy learning to read, developing their vocabulary and understanding of ideas and themes. This collection offers a wide range of poems to appeal to all children, from poems aboutspecial days such as Christmas or Chinese New Year to poems that are great to read aloud, like "The Wuzzy Wasps of Wasperton". The collection has been carefully selected for children in Kindergarten of school and includes helpful parent notes for every poem and a glossary of key terms from the series editor and children's poet, John Foster. It is the first of three poetry collections that will support your child fromlearning to read in Year 1 through to understanding themes and developing vocabulary in Grade 2. This collection of poetry has the perfect balance of engaging rhyme, familiar themes and amusing illustrations to promote a lifelong love of reading.
John Foster is one the nation's best-loved and highly regarded children's poets. He was born in Carlisle, then educated at Denstone College in Staffordshire and Brasenose College in Oxford. For over twenty years John taught English at various Oxfordshire comprehensive schools, as well as writing poetry for children. John's poetry antho...
Title:I Can Read! Oxford Poetry for 5 Year OldsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8.5 × 6.5 × 0.3 inPublished:April 3, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0192744704

ISBN - 13:9780192744708