Sneaky Animals┬áis an engaging non-fiction reader that will help make learning to read fun and interesting.┬á
Get ready to discover the animals who don’t play by the rules! Warning: contains rotters and plotters, hooligans, con artists, assassins and more! Who do you think is the naughtiest animal?┬á
The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features┬áfavourite topics, well-loved authors and classic characters 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 3 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for fluent readers who are beginning to read exciting, challenging books independently.┬á
ÔÇó Varied sentences
ÔÇó┬áDetailed illustrations to enjoy
ÔÇó Contains a glossary and index
ÔÇó More┬átechnical language
ÔÇó┬áA rich range of vocabulary
ÔÇó Higher word count
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.
Book band level: Gold
More level 3 non-fiction reading ladder books to collect:┬áA day in the life of Triceratops,┬áA day in the life of T. rex, Senses,┬áRomans and┬áThe Water Cycle.
For more information about the series and advice on supporting children’s reading, see our reading ladder page┬áhere
Clive Gifford┬áis an award-winning author of books for children and adults including the astonishing┬áDead or Alive, the creepy┬áBook of Bad Things┬áand the brain mangling┬áThink Again┬áand┬áEye Benders. He is passionate that books should entertain, inform and amaze whenever possible. A contributor to Encyclopedia Britannica, Clive’s books have won School Library Association, PBS, Smithsonian and Times Educational Supplement, as well as the prestigious Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize.
Sarah Horne┬álives in London, and has illustrated many children’s books including┬áMonster House,┬áThe Sesame Seade Mysteries┬áand┬áGuinea Pigs Online.┬áContinuously drawing from a young age, Sarah’s strength is in her draftsmanship and line work, she loves colour and one of the real joys of her illustration work is adding the extra humour in the detail. Sarah likes to travel, loves music, she doesn’t care for mice and loves a good cup of coffee.
About the Author
Clive Gifford┬áis an award-winning author of books for children and adults, who has had over 180 books published. He has worked on several books with Egmont including, most recently, the incredible┬áAtlas of Oddities┬áand a pop-up book full of surprises:┬áWhat’s Below?┬á
Sarah Horne┬álives in London and┬ágrew up in snowy Derbyshire with some goats and a brother.┬áShe has illustrated many children’s books and┬áhas also worked on commissions for┬áThe Guardian, The Sunday Times, Kew Gardens, Sesame Street┬áand IKEA as their Children’s Illustrator in Residence.┬á