Be quiet! Sit still! Don't wriggle!: Grade 2: Reader - Helen Brain (Paperback)

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Product Details

31 Jan 2003
Supply Source
South Africa


H. Brain
Helen Brain
N. Jones (Illustrator)
Nikki Jones
Paperback / softback
Maskew Miller Longman (Pty) Ltd
Stars of Africa
Number of Pages
231 x 170mm (55g)


Lulu is going to the cathedral in the city. She is excited and all through the day she notices interesting and funny things happening. But her mother and granny are not amused!

Stars of Africa is an exciting reading series for learners from Grade R to Grade 7. The series contains a wonderful selection for Foundation Phase learners to build their confidence as readers, widen their knowledge as learners and increase their reading pleasure.

There are two types of books in the series:

Stories: The stories are beautifully illustrated in full colour, set in urban and rural envrionments in countries all over Africa, and include titles to appeal to every child.

Info (Information) Books. The info books introduce concepts and content from all learning areas and are illustrated in full colour to stimulate reading and learning.

The books are divided into four levels:

Starting - for Grades R and 1

Practising - for Grades 2 and 3

Improving - for Grades 4 and 5

Independence - for Grades 6 and 7

Within each level, the books have been graded further for difficulty into three sub-levels: A, B and C.

For learners in Grades R-3, Stars of Africa has:

books with no text, and beautiful illustrations

books with very simple, repeated text

Big Books, for teachers to use with a whole class

stories and information books
books with simple captions

books with photographs

counting books and alphabet books

a book with rhymes, poems and song

books about life and growing up in Africa

books that provide knowledge of and encourage a love for the environment

a dictionary activity book

a book that deals with the experience of AIDS

a book that celebrates children's rights

a personal dictionary Activity Book that learners can use to compile their own word list for each letter of the alphabet.


General Subject
BISAC Subject 1
Juvenile Nonfiction / Language Arts / General
BIC Classification 1
Educational: English language & literacy