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Collins Big Cat has a great seletion of fiction and non-fiction reader. The series benefits from different book sizes, wonderful illustrations, a variety of characters and lots of genres. Big Cat match the different tastes in your classroom and engage all your readers.

Use the links in the menu on the left to browse the different bands. Below is a guide to the age ranges to help you with your selection.

Early Years - Ages 3 to 5:

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Band 00

Lilac

Band 01A

Pink A

Band 01B

Pink B

Band 02A

Red A

Band 02B

Red B

 

Year 1 - Ages 5 to 6:

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Band 03

Yellow

Band 04

Blue

Band 05

Green

 

 

 

Year 2 - Ages 6 to 7:

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Band 06

Orange

Band 07

Turquoise

Band 08

Purple

Band 09

Gold

Band 10

White

Band 11

Lime

Year 3 - Ages 7 to 8:

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Band 12

Copper

Band 13

Topaz

 

 

 

 

Year 4 - Ages 8 to 9:

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Band 14

Ruby

Band 15

Emerald

 

 

 

 

Year 5 - Ages 9 to 10:

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Band 16

Sapphire

 

 

 

 

 

Year 6 - Ages 10 to 11:

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Band 17

Diamond

Band 18

Pearl

 

 

 

 

Progress:

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Progress

Phonics

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