Big Box Adventures is a complete English language and literacy programme. Written specifically for the Irish market, it includes fully integrated digital resources (www.bigboxadventures.ie). 'By the North Star' is the Sixth Class pupils’ book.
'By the North Star':
Comprises a wide collection of attractive fiction, nonfiction and poetry, aimed at a range of abilities and tastes, including work from best-selling children’s authors such as Anthony Horowitz and Cathy Cassidy
Brings reading alive for children
Makes reading lessons interesting, engaging and meaningful for children
Provides activities that are designed to challenge children by incorporating many different learning styles
Integrates specially designed icons for prompts and interactive activities
Places an emphasis on comprehension to create fluency and enjoyment in reading
Has been illustrated by a range of top-class illustrators in a variety of styles that will appeal to children
Uses colourful photos to illustrate non-fiction pieces in a lively and vibrant way.