Let's Read! A Squash and a Squeeze

Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

Julia Donaldson

Ages 5-9
4.17 based on 3399 ratings & 157 reviews on Goodreads.com
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02 January 2014
9781447236948
32 pages
Synopsis

The complete story and original illustrations of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's bestselling picture book, A Squash and a Squeeze, has been specially re-designed into a smaller early reader format. Created with expert advice from a literacy consultant, Let's Read! A Squash and a Squeeze offers children a natural next step on from picture books to support them as they grow in reading confidence.

The little old lady's house is far too small. So the wise old man tells her to squeeze in a crowd of farm animals. She'll be amazed how big her house feels when she pushes them out again!

"This is a great series which, by using well-loved stories, will encourage young children to become enthusiastic, independent readers." - Dr Fiona Maine, Lecturer in Literacy Education, University of Cambridge

Enjoy more early reading with other books from the series: What the Ladybird Heard, Tyrannosaurus Drip, and Little Ogre's Surprise Supper.

The story is brilliant for reading aloud, and seems to be just as appealing to nine year olds as to three year olds.

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This is a great series which, by using well-loved stories, will encourage young children to become enthusiastic, independent readers.

Dr Fiona Maine, Lecturer in Literacy Education, University of Cambridge