The Weather Monster (Reading Gems Level 4)

Author(s): Steve Smallman

Junior Fiction

The villagers are tired of all the rain. They want the weather monster to bring back the sun. But was anyone brave enough to ask him? The Weather Monster follows Joe as he sets off to meet the weather monster. It explores themes of making friends and different types of weather.


Reading Gems is a supplementary reading programme that supports a child's learning at school. The series is graded into four levels to perfectly suit a child's reading ability. Featuring original stories, delightful characters and humorous illustrations, the Reading Gems books have been designed to spark a love of reading.


Parents and teachers can be reassured that children are reading books that support their ability, challenge their reading skills and encourage reading confidence with every word on the page. The books will be loved by both children and parents and are perfect for supporting learning at school.


Product Information

STEVE SMALLMAN has been illustrating children's books for almost 30 years and writing his own stories for slightly fewer. He also teaches illustration workshops in schools, including mural-painting. He is the winner of the 2009 Sheffield Children's Book award. Steve is the author of Smelly Peter the Great Pea Eater (Winner of the Sheffield Children's Book Award 2009) and The Lamb Who Came for Dinner (Shortlisted for the Red House Children's Book Award and read by Meatloaf on CITV's Bookaboo). When he's not working, Steve enjoys films, television, gardening and walking in the countryside.


BRUNO MERZ has a background in animation and experience in illustrating greetings cards. Today however, he spends most of his time focusing on illustrating children's books and is represented by art agency Advocate Art. QEDs The Secret Garden and My Friend the Weather Monster are just some of the titles that showcase his superb designs.

General Fields

  • : 9781784939298
  • : QED Publishing
  • : QED Publishing
  • : February 2018
  • : 220mm X 200mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : March 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 32
  • : Bruno Merz
  • : Paperback
  • : Steve Smallman