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One, Two, Flea!
Tell Us a Story
I am always wary of books labelled 'readers' and specially contrived reading series but I have to admit that this particular series has a lot of young fans. The books aren't really stories but they do make something of a game of reading. All have jokey, appealing illustrations and bubble talk; the Red titles use single words and phrases, the Yellow titles labels and sentences, and the Blue use rhyme. My favourite is One, Two, Flea! which contains two much loved playground chants: variations on 'One two three, mother caught a flea' and 'Tiny Tim' which may well be known text to many young readers. Certainly these are a good bet for school bookshops and very good value at 99p.