Granny Fixit and the Monkey

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Grammar and structures present simple, present continuous there is / are have got (for possession) can for requests like + ing pronouns adjectives to show feelings expressions: Naughty monkey! What now? Oh dear! Be careful! Come here! Sorry! What an adventure

In this funny adventure in a biopark a monkey takes Granny Fixit’s small yellow bag! What does the monkey take out of the bag? And what can Granny Fixit, Lucy and Bill do to get it back? In this reader you will find:

- Games and language activities - An audio recording of the story and the song - A picture dictionary


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Printed in Italy by Tecnostampa Recanati ERY120.10 ISBN 978-88-536-3116-9

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Granny Fixit and the Monkey by Jane Cadwallader Illustrated by Gustavo Mazali

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Stage 1 below A1

My name is Jane and I live in a beautiful Spanish city, Madrid. I’m an English author of children’s books. I’ve always loved creating stories and songs for children. The best ideas come to me while… I’m jogging!

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Vocabulary areas Animals, Family, Clothes

Stage 1 below A1



2 Danny, Lucy and Alex are with mum and dad.

They’re looking at a Viking home. Granny Fixit’s there too! The guide’s talking and talking and talking.

I’m hungry! I’m hungry too!

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The children look at the rock with an eye but … is it a rock?

That isn’t a rock! It’s a whale … a baby whale.


And there’s its mother. Oh dear!

What can we do?


Activity Pages 1 Tick the characters who are in this book. Find and write their names.

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2 Write the lines of the poems under the correct picture.

















We’re Vikings

In my cave.

In our cave .

My Viking way! Strong and brave And sing and play

Our Viking way! Here I dance

I’m a Viking Here we dance

You are welcome

And sing and play

Strong and brave

You are welcome

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