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Oxford International Early Years The Glitterlings: The First Glitterling (Storybook 1)

Story-based Early Years Programme for multilingual learners of English.

Author Eithne Gallagher

Suitable for:  Early Years/ Early Childhood Centre coordinators or Head of Pre-school, teachers in Pre-schools and Early Years centres. Kindergarten Teachers.

Price:  £7.50

ISBN: 978-0-19-835578-6
Publication date: 01/10/2015
Pack: 24 pages
Dimensions: 210x210mm

Availability: In stock.

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The first of nine exciting stories, The First Glitterling tells of Glit, a friendly creature who lands on earth in Ms Glynn's Early Years classroom. Accompanied by Story Time audio CD and with space in the pages to write words from other languages, children, parents and teachers will love these beautifully illustrated stories.


  • School to home story books can be used to help young learners connect English language in the classroom with their home languages.
  • Storybooks present nine themed topic units in a fun, colourful and engaging way.
  • Offers a match to the respected UK Early Years Foundation Stage Framework used around the world (EYFS).
  • Meets the needs of both ESL and E1L students who are emergent bilinguals within English medium Early Years settings.
  • Assumes lack of specialist EY training for teachers and the challenge of delivering an English literacy programme when in many cases English isn't their first language. Offers guidance and classroom management advice on EYFS and Interlingual teaching.
  • Complements the wide range of OUP phonically decodable books, first readers and early learning reading resources
  • Offers consistency and continuity up through to the first years of primary school because of its connection to Oxford International Primary English Levels 1 - 6
  • Gives the teacher the tools for observation and assessment of student learning and tracking progress over the year in readiness for Primary school.
  • Provides a simple but strong connection between student, teacher and parent in a 'home-school learning link'.
Age range 0-4

Available as part of these packs:

Oxford International Early Years: The Glitterlings Parent Pack

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