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The Stone Cutter
The Stone Cutter

The Stone Cutter

By Sean Taylor, Illustrated by Serena Curmi

Collins Big Cat


24 Pages, 21 x 17

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $6.99 (US $6.99)

Publication Date: June 2012

ISBN 9780007470440

Rights: US

HarperCollins UK (Jun 2012)
Collins Educational

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A poor stone cutter who wished he was a rich man has his wish granted. He then keeps changing his wish, and each wish is granted. Finally he wishes himself back as he was at the start of the story.• Turquoise/ Band 7 books offer literay language and extended descriptions, with longer sentences and a wide range of unfamiliar terms.• Text type - A story from another culture (Japan).• The flowcharts on pages 22 and 23 illustrate the story in sequence, providing opportunities for speaking and listening, and scaffolding writing.• Curriculum links - Citizenship: Choices; Music: Exploring sounds.