Yellow Band / Level 3

AuthorJenny Jinks
IllustratorGiusi Capizzi
Format15x21cm, 32pg, SB
Publication Date 28/11/2019
AR Rating
ISBN 978-1-84886-630-0        RRP £5.99

Buzz Off, Bee!


Bee buzzes along, looking for flowers. Will he find any?


Yellow Band Structure

  • 110-140 words, one story per book with a quiz.
  • Words with the following long vowel graphemes: ai  ee  igh  oa  oo  ar  or  ur  ow  oi  ear  air  ure  er: ai as in rain, ee as in feet, igh as in night, oa as in boat, oo as in food or book, ar as in cart, or as in fork, ur as in fur, ow as in now, oi as in boil, ear as in fear, air as in hair, ure as in pure, er as in ladder. 
  • Words of up to three syllables are used as needed for the story, as long as they are decodable and familiar.
  • Up to two short sentences per page, using natural and predictable language and reported speech.
  • Stories are still mostly familiar and straightforward, but some may be more surprising and unusual.