It’s time for a bake-off in this colour-illustrated early reader featuring everyone’s favourite flat boy, Flat Stanley. Perfect for children learning to read.
When Stanley and Arthur visit their friend the baker they find he needs their help – it’s the Food Fair on Saturday and the baker is fresh out of ideas! Then Stanley has a brainwave . . . will it be a recipe for disaster, or has he just come up with the next BIG thing?
The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It’s the first step towards a lasting love of reading.
Level 2 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for readers who are growing in confidence and are beginning to enjoy longer stories.
Up to 8 lines per page
Bright, appealing pictures for added interest
A variety of sentence structures
A wider range of vocabulary
Strong themes and characters to discuss
All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children’s reading.┬á
Book band: Orange
From the Back Cover
Mr. Pete’s bakery is in trouble! He comes up with a big idea to save his bakery, but he needs help from Flat Stanley and Arthur! Will they succeed or will everything just fall flat? –This text refers to the Library Binding edition.
About the Author
Born in New York City,┬áJeff Brown┬áwas a story editor and assistant film producer in Hollywood. He worked on the editorial staffs of The New Yorker and the Saturday Evening Post, and his stories appeared in these magazines and many others. He died in Manhattan in 2003.
Lori Haskins Houran┬áhas been writing and editing children’s books since 1992. She grew up in Maine, but now lives in New York City.
Series consultant┬áNikki Gamble┬áis the director of Just Imagine, a specialist resource and training centre for Primary English. She is Associate Consultant at the University of London, Institute of Education.