These well-loved traditional stories have been carefully retold using phonics and familiar language so that children can read them for themselves. This Level 1+ collection contains these 4 enjoyable stories: Run, Run! which is based on the American tale The Gingerbread Man; The Big Carrot which is based on The Enormous Turnip; Lots of Nuts which is based on Aesop's fable The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse; and Get the Rat! is a humorous new story, based on the familiar structure of traditional tales -a rat needs to be caught in the palace, but where is it hiding?The Traditional Tales series offers: ·A clear phonics progression providing lots of practice to build reading confidence and success.·A range of tales from around the world - a perfect introduction to different cultures and traditions.·A rich selection of stories and illustrations to capture your child's imagination and inspire a love of reading. ·Support for parents including tips, talking points and a fun activity after every story. Also visit www.oxfordowl.co.uk practical advice, helpful information about phonics, lots of fun activities, free storyteller videos and free eBooks.