This humorous story with a familiar setting, told from her older brother's point of view, reveals baby Ella's love of reading books. But when Ella is as fierce as the tiger in the book she is reading she makes a woman faint, and nearly causes a policeman to arrest her. However the woman recognises Ella's talent and she is catapulted into stardom.
-Green/ Band 5 books offer early readers patterned language and varied characters.
-Text type - A story with a familiar setting.
- On pages 22 and 23, a newspaper clipping and an advertisement of baby Ella's TV show prompt children to recap and discuss the story.
-Curriculum links - Citizenship: Choices; People who help us.
by Ian Whybrow
by Ian Whybrow, Rosalind Hudson
by Charles Dickens
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