Everyone loves hedgehogs. But did you know that these lovable nocturnal mammals are now in danger? Let’s create a whole host of new hedgehog fans by introducing kids to these wonderful creatures in this blue-level reader. Discover how a hedgehog stays safe from a pet dog that wants to play with her. See inside a hedgehog’s nest, hidden away beneath a garden shed. And meet a family of tiny four-day-old hoglets who are waiting for mum to return from her night-time foraging for slugs, earwigs and beetles.

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  • ISBN: 978-1-911341-27-7
  • Age Group: 5 years plus
  • Series: Ruby Tuesday Readers: Wildlife Watchers
  • Book Band: Book Band Blue
  • Author: Ruth Owen
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 24
  • Dimensions: 170 x 140mm
  • Curriculum Links: Animals, Habitats, Hibernation, Life cycles, Mammals, Non-fiction reading, Science, Seasonal changes
Key Selling Features
• Introduces young readers to British wildlife • Close picture text match • Unfamiliar vocabulary supported by images and labels • High frequency words • Picture glossary • Quiz and comprehension questions • Notes for parents and educators
Series Information
Series Name: Ruby Tuesday Readers: Wildlife Watchers  Resources
Spark a love of reading and wildlife with this delightful series of book-banded readers that gives kids a fascinating peek into the secret worlds of some much-loved, native wild animals. Written in an engaging narrative style, readers will discover all about the little creatures that live in our gardens, parks, hedgerows and woodlands.