Reception: Literacy Literacy is one of the key components listed in the
early learning goals. We currently have seven free topics within
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Year 1: Classical Poetry:
One Throughout our year one classical poetry
topic you will learn about six different popular poems. By looking closely at
old favourites such as Twinkle Twinkle Little Start your child or pupil will be prompted with
questions on their understanding and interpretation of this classic.
Year 1: Tell Me A Story:
One Within this topic your child can create
their own nature story walk through words and pictures. They can design their own spoon
characters and make a story through discussion cards, plus more. Plus much more in this 6
Publisher: Harper Collins
Print length: 34 pages
Reading age: 3 - 6 years old
Publication date: April 3, 2006
Philip Dey Eastman (1909 – 1986) was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, graduating from Amherst
College in 1933. He studied
at the National Academy of Design in New York City, and in 1936 moved to Los Angeles to work
the Walt Disney Studios.
He worked in production design and story, and as an assistant animator. While at Disney he met
Mary Louise Whitham, who
was working in the P. D. Eastman photocolor model department. They were married in 1941. By
Philip was working at
Leon Schlesinger Productions (Warner Brothers Cartoons).