The Big Turnip

The Big Turnip : Band 00/Lilac

An old man tugs on a giant turnip, but cannot move it at all. With help from the old lady, the boy and girl, and a whole host of other characters, will he able to pull it out of the ground?
The structure of this wordless text shows how a story is built up through a series of events.

Lilac/Band 0 - wordless book that tells a story through pictures and is designed to develop understanding about how stories work.
Text type - Fiction, a wordless traditional story.
A storyboard on pages 14 and 15 shows the sequence of events in six numbered stages.
This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery.

  • For ages: 3-5
  • Format: Paperback | 16 pages
  • Dimensions: 199 x 210 x 1mm | 70g
  • Publication date: 04 Jan 2006
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Imprint: COLLINS
  • Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations note: col. Illustrations
  • ISBN10: 0007186444
  • ISBN13: 9780007186440
  • Bestsellers rank: 89,427

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