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23 December 2019
Series: School Start
In this colourful illustrated storybook, part of the School Start series, children with language needs can explore the story of Nik the Ninja, and his disastrous night at Merryville Museum.

School Start Storybooks support language development in reception and Key Stage 1 aged children both in school and at home. Through beautifully illustrated stories, children are invited to explore language, ask questions and recall events in order to aid language development, listening and memory skills. Each book contains a colourful and engaging story designed to appeal to young children, and with language specifically chosen for children with language needs.

Key skills that these books support include:

Comprehension Expression Vocabulary Memory Sequencing Available either as a set or as individual books, the School Start Storybooks are a vital resource for professionals looking to support language development either with individual children, or groups of children. Each book also contains guidance and prompt questions to help the supporting adult use the book effectively, making it ideal for parents to support language development at home.
By:   Catherine de la Bedoyere (Speech and Language Therapist UK)
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 297mm,  Width: 210mm, 
Weight:   172g
ISBN:   9780367409715
ISBN 10:   0367409712
Series:   School Start
Pages:   39
Publication Date:   23 December 2019
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Instructions Animated voice and expressions Miming and pointing Vocabulary Questions Memory: List and information recall Memory: Sequencing Sharing the story at home Why this book may help your child Nik the Ninja

Catherine de la Bedoyere is a speech and language therapist with over 25 years' experience of working with children, including managing and delivering services in a variety of early years and school settings. Liam de la Bedoyere is an illustrator and designer.

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