Explore the extraordinary world of fossils! Find out how they’re formed, where to find them and how to identify them in this information book. Written by palaeontology expert Dr Andrew Ross, in conjunction with the National Museum of Scotland, this book will help children discover all the fascinating details of different species for themselves.
This is a Band 10/White book in the Collins Big Cat reading programme which has more complex sentences and figurative language. This is an information book and has an illustrated archaeological dig of the fossils mentioned in the book on pages 30 and 31, which helps children to recap what they’ve learnt and provides a wealth of speaking and listening opportunities. This book supports learning about geography near the seaside, as well as sparking discussions about history and what it was like to live in the past. This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader. For another story in this Collins Big Cat book band for guided reading, try Cinderella (9780007336180) written by David Wood and illustrated by Shahab Shamshirsaz.