No, Sid, No!

No, Sid, No!

Collins Big Cat is a guided reading series for ages 4-11 edited by Cliff Moon. Top children's authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fiction books that your children will love to read, banded to help you choose the right book for every child. Practical ideas for guided reading are included at the back of each book. When Mum leaves Sid by himself in the house, he sits patiently waiting for her to return. But when a cat climbs in through the window, Sid jumps into action to chase the intruder away - with disastrous consequences! Children can recap the key stages of the story in the flow chart on pages 14-15. Pink B level/Band 1B books offer simple, predictable text with familiar objects and actions Ideas for guided reading at the back of the book provide practical support and stimulating activities.

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Publications

Publications


Scorpian Rising

Scorpian Rising

Sidney Blattner is probably the most successful organized crime figure in London, but things are coming unstuck. Who would dare to execute his innocent brother down in Margate? And why? When Blattner attends the funeral, his chauffeur disappears, forcing Sid and his two minders to flee the seaside resort ignominiously in a Transit van...Sidney calls in as many favours as he can to find out what is going on down in Margate but without success. Two of his aides, sent down to investigate, turn up murdered. There are plenty of questions but no answers. Will Vince, the sharpest member of Sid's firm, have any better luck when he arrives in the fading seaside town, or are he and Sidney about to meet their nemesis?

Neilson Plays:1

Normal; Penetrator; Year of the Family; Night Before Christmas; Censor

Neilson Plays:1

Anthony Neilson's plays collected in one volume Includes the plays: Normal "a tight, powerful, three-hander...achieved with a sense of discipline and thematic energy" (Guardian), Penetrator "This is one of the blackest, funniest and most shocking comedy dramas you will ever see" (Sunday Times), Year of the Family "His writing is as tight and courageous as ever...highly recommended for those who like to think" (What's On), The Night Before Christmas "is a smutty, dangerously funny but ultimately warm-hearted cri de coeur against the Christmas Industry" (Stage); The Censor "is a profound and tragic vision of humanity at its bare forked basics" (Evening Standard).

Only Death Will Divide

Only Death Will Divide

Peace in the elegant market town of Adley is shattered by a series of gruesome attacks on police officers and Detective Inspector Donald Crossfield and his team are called into action once again to try to stop the trail of bloodshed. When the girfriend of a member of the team becomes the prime suspect the investigation uncovers dark secrets which lead Crossfield and his team into yet more danger and towards horrific revelation of the truth.

Public Ends, Private Means

Strategic Purchasing of Health Services

Public Ends, Private Means

Great progress has been made in recent years in securing better access and financial protection against the cost of illness through collective financing of health care. Managing scarce resources effectively and efficiently is an important part of this story. Experience has shown that, without strategic policies and focused spending, the poor are likely to get left out. The use of purchasing to enhance public sector performance is well-documented in other sectors. Extension to the health sector of lessons from this experience is now successfully implemented in many developing countries. Public.

Five Day Fast

Five Day Fast

Sid, a businessman, husband and father of two, through a series of unexpected events fi nds himself stranded temporarily in an inner city. What he experiences that day and several days after opens his mind in a way that changes his life forever..