Get the Rat! is a humorous new story, based on the familiar structure of traditional tales. A rat needs to be caught in the palace, but where is it hiding? This new story written by Alex Lane and humorously illustrated by Sholto Walker will capture your child’s imagination! It has been sensitively written to enable your child to read it with confidence whilst capturing the magic of traditional tales. There are useful tips for parents and an engaging story map inside the book to help you and your child retell the story together. The Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales series includes 40 of the best known stories from all over the world, which have been passed down for generations. They are a perfect introduction to different cultures, traditions and morals. All the stories are carefully levelled to Oxford Reading Tree levels and matched to the phonics progression in Letters and Sounds enabling your children to read the stories independently. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading.