Tod is a shy tortoise who hides away, especially when it’s time to tidy up! But what will happen when Tod is forced out of the comfort of his own shell? This sweet story is written and illustrated by acclaimed author Charlotte Middleton.
• Blue/Band 4 books offer longer, repeated patterns with sequential events and integrated literary and natural language.
• Children can follow the important stages of the story in the flow chart on pages 14–15.
• Text type: A story with a familiar setting
• Curriculum links: Citizenship: Animals and us