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The Crab Race

Book 4, Adventures in Bessiebuss

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‘THE CRAB RACE’  is the fourth book in the ‘Adventures in Bessiebuss’ series, written by a Reading Therapist, with 30 year’s teaching experience.  These books are designed for struggling readers, and one glance inside will quickly convince you that these books are new, exciting and very different.  

Parents and reluctant readers alike will find them appealing, because they are easy to read.  A parent moves the story along, to provide an age appropriate story, reading from ordinary text.  The shorter child’s reading mirrors the story, but the print is larger, colour coded and designed to make the sounds easier to recognise.   Most importantly, only one or two new concepts are introduced in each book.

‘The Crab Race’ continues the practice of simple words,  digraphs and the sound ‘oe’ (toe).  It also introduces the sound ‘ou (out), in the context of words and sentences, where they belong and where they are easier for a child to recognise.   

The book continues the story of the Kid family and their first holiday in their amazing new caravan, Bessiebuss.  Having spent the afternoon on a Pedal Boat, followed by a visit to the barn to see the animals, the children are tired. 
Once again, it is only the little ones who fall asleep, because now, the older children are excited, and keen to make their secret exit from the caravan and discover where Bessiebuss

The Crab Race
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  • £3.99
  • Available on iPad, iPhone, and Mac.
  • Category: Education
  • Published: 01 August 2015
  • Publisher: The Write2read company (UK) Limited
  • Print Length: 30 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Series: Book 4, Adventures in Bessiebuss
  • Version: 1.0
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, or an iPad with iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later, an iPhone with iOS 8.4 or later or a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later.

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