Topsy and Tim: Go to the Zoo - Read it yourself with Ladybird

Topsy and Tim: Go to the Zoo - Read it yourself with Ladybird

Level 1

Summary

An enhanced read-along audio ebook from Ladybird.

An adaptation of the classic Topsy and Tim story by Jean and Gareth Adamson. Topsy and Tim have fun visiting the zoo and soon decide that all the zoo animals would make great pets. Mummy and Dad have other ideas, though!

Read it yourself with Ladybird is one of Ladybird's best-selling series. For over thirty five years it has helped young children who are learning to read develop and improve their reading skills. Now, for the first time, each title is also available as an ebook with synched audio.

Each Read it yourself book is very carefully written to include many key, high-frequency words that are vital for learning to read, as well as a limited number of story words that are introduced and practised throughout. Simple sentences and frequently repeated words help to build the confidence of beginner readers and the four different levels of books support children all the way from very first reading practice through to independent, fluent reading.

Each book has been carefully checked by educational consultants and can be read independently at home or used in a guided reading session at school.

Topsy and Tim Go to the Zoo is a Level 1 Read it yourself title, suitable for very early readers who have had some initial reading instruction and are ready to take their first steps in reading real stories. Each story is told very simply, using a small number of frequently repeated words.

About the authors

Jean Adamson

Jean Adamson is the creator of more than 100 much-loved children's books spanning five decades.
She studied Illustration at Goldsmiths where she met her future husband and writing partner Gareth Adamson (1925-1982). They worked on children's books together, with Gareth producing the storylines and Jean the illustration, including Topsy and Tim.
More than 140 Topsy and Tim titles have been published, selling upwards of 21 million copies around the world. Since 1998, over a million copies have been sold in the UK alone. Sixty episodes of an animated TV series followed, and three seasons of a live-action version have broadcast on CBeebies, which won the BAFTA Pre-school Live Action award in 2016.
In 1999 Jean Adamson was awarded an MBE for her services to children's literature.
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Ladybird

We make growing up the best story ever! Here at Ladybird, we publish books to inspire curious minds. From first words to fluency, we're here for young readers at every step. As the home of Read it yourself, Ladybird Readers and First Words with Peppa, we guide learners from one story to the next - sparking plenty of smiles along the way.
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