At the end of the summer, wise old Rudolph teaches the young squirrels how to prepare for the coming winter, but Russet doesn’t pay attention. When winter arrives, will Russet be able to survive?
Curriculum Link: Plants – names and structure of common plants including deciduous and evergreen trees.
Concentrate, Russet! is the third of six titles in the Stories for Science series from Millgate Publishing, Concentrate, Russet! is an endearing and beautifully illustrated story for children aged 5-7 which sets the scene for science investigations about trees.
The stories do not have satisfactory endings and the characters are left with a problem to solve. After doing some appropriate investigations in science lessons, children will be able to use their knowledge to write a happy ending to the story.
The book comes with an extensive downloadable resource pack of teacher notes and lesson plans.
Why not take a look at the next book in the new series Earth Grass – Sirod dreams of having a soft green lawn to sit on, but the grass seeds she has must be faulty because, despite her best efforts, nothing grows.
Age Range: 5-7
Author: Elizabeth Flinn
Illustrator: Hannah Thompson