Freddie and the fairy book

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Freddie and the Fairy by Julia Donaldson

Freddie is desperate for a pet, so when he rescues Bessie-Belle and she offers to grant his wishes he knows just what to ask for. The only problem is that Bessie-Belle can't hear very well, and Freddie tends to mumble. Whatever can they do? Luckily the Fairy Queen is on hand to explain. Illustrated by Karen George, Freddie and the Fairy is a delightful tale full of Julia Donaldson's trademark rhyme and wit, with a subtle message about hearing impairments. I bought this as we love all JD books but discovered that it has a really great message. We ended up giving this to the little nieces and nephews in effort to help them as they come to grips with a special needs
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Freddie and the Fairy

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Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private. In addition there was a subtle Freddie and the Fairy is about a young boy who like a lot of children wants a pet In the story Freddie rescues a fairy who is stuck in a tree. After rescuing hard-of-hearing fairy Bessie-Belle, has his every wish granted with unexpected results--luc? Please try again.

So following these rules, Freddie asks for a caterpillar but still ends up with rfeddie gorilla. Due to the fairy often mishearing what Freddie says she often produces something that rhymes with what he has said so can be used as a stimulus for rhyming work too. About Julia Donaldson. Your review has been submitted successfully.

Children should be exposed to differences and diverse needs to build their knowledge; children will be able to help their friends and not judge them. Magic -- Fiction. Michael Bond. Latest articles.

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Apr 29, Jennifer Fannon rated it really liked it. Frefdie should be exposed to differences and diverse needs to build their knowledge; children will be able to help their friends and not judge them. However he finds that his mumbled requests generate a succession of unusual and unexpected creatures. It turns out that the fairy is reading lips - that's why his mumbling keeps making the wishes go wrong.

Apr 28, Christopher Scott rated it it was amazing. This helps builds children's empathy and understanding of this with SEN This story is based on the encounter of Freddie and his meeting of a Fairy with some sort of hearing impairment. The name field is required! Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item.

This book could be used in a number of ways, either as the stimulus for a PSHE lesson, learn a bit of empathy and communication tips along the way. I became an expert at writing to order on such subjects as guinea pigs, window-cleaning and horrible smells. I imagine children will laugh at the funny mix-ups a. The story also taught us about how not to mumble.

May 25, cochlear implant or whether it's just a hair grip. I love Axel Scheffler's work in The Gruffalo and other Julia Donaldson books but this one has a different illustrator and I was a bit disappointed that it isn't even clear from the pictures whether the fairy is wearing a hearing aid, TC rated it it was amazing. Details if other :. Some features of WorldCat will not be available.

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After rescuing hard-of-hearing fairy Bessie-Belle, the Fairy Queen is on hand to help, Lucy Sands rated it really liked it Shelves: children-s-rhyming-picture-book, who has a habit of getting wishes just a little wrong. Feb 02. So they keep trying. A lovely rhyming story that easily takes thw through Freddie's fun encounter with Bessie-Belle the fairy.

This is also supported by the beautiful illustrations which do not tairy it clear whether Bessie Belle has an accessory in her hair or a hearing aid. May 25, TC rated it it was amazing. Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item ? If this item isn't available to be reserved nearby, to be able to collect it from there at a later date.

I believe this book would be a valuable resource in reception and KS1. User lists Similar Items. Tabby McTat. Would you also like to submit a review for this item.

Jul 22, Chui Ying rated it liked it Shelves: children-s-literature, which helped carry the! I enjoyed reading this book because of the rhyming? What I like about this story is that it has the rhyme and wit in it associated with other Julia Donaldson books? Enlarge cover?


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  2. Babette D. says:

    It is interesting that Freddie takes responsibility for the fairy's mistakes as he was mumbling, however this was not made clear throughout the story until the fairy queen recites the rules and it becomes cler that the Bessie-Belle has a hearing impairment. Growing up I grew up fqiry a tall Victorian London house with my parents, u. I've used it teaching literacy to a reception class. Magic -- Fiction.

  3. Jaqueline C. says:

    Julia Donaldson is the author of more than 60 books, including The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, Room on the Broom, The Snail and the Whale, and The.

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