Gold Band / Level 10

Author Katie Dale
Illustrator Jon Davis
Format 15x21cm, 32pg, SB
Publication Date 28/02/2021
AR Rating
Bic/CBMC Code YQCR/B3M79
ISBN 978-1-84886-768-0        RRP £5.99

Sir Laugh-A-Lot


Lancelot is not a very good knight; all he is good at is making people laugh. Then one day, he enters the Royal Tournament… Will Lancelot finally become a good knight?


Gold Band Structure

  • No specific phonic structure to these books, as children should be able to work out most reasonably common words without difficulty.
  • Vocabulary choices are appropriate to this young readership and not too complex or demanding.
  • Plots and characters are still mostly clear and straightforward to follow. There are still plenty of opportunities for prediction, discussion and thinking about the story.
  • A wider range of sentence structures can be used – still mostly simple and speech-like, but with some that are longer/multi-clause.
  • Plots are still straightforward and linear, but they may be developed over more pages or require a bit more thought to understand.
  • Story is split into simple chapters,