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Rats, Bats, and Black Pudding

Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Purple (Levels 19-20)
  • Year: Two
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Animals birds and insects, Humour
  • Genre: Folk tale, Play, Traditional story
  • Strategy/Skills: Exploring text structure, Using graphic sources, Analysing themes
  • Page Count: 12
  • Reading Level: 20
  • Item Code: 200559
  • High Frequency Words:
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1466, ACELA1469, ACELA1470, ACELA1825, ACELT1587, ACELT1589, ACELT1591, ACELY1669, ACELY1670
Reader Description

Small Cat asks Black Bull how she can grow bigger. Aunt Penty thinks Small Cat is fine just the way she is.

After you have completed the Reader

Find some pieces of card, some markers, and some string. Make a mask for each character in the play. Ask two friends or family members to act out the play with you.

Support Materials

Blackline Master


Lesson Plan


Printable Reader


Printable Reader (Wordless)


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