The Camel Fair is a non-fiction recount of a holiday in India, accompanied by spectacular, atmospheric photographs. The highlight of the visit, and the central focus of the book, is the Pushkar Camel Fair. The event is recounted in a letter format through the eyes of a child, Sarina who is visiting relatives. * White/Band 10 books have more complex sentences and figurative language. * Text type - A recount of a visit. * A flow diagram explaining how to get onto a camel is included on pages 30 and 31 to encourage children to discuss the information. * Curriculum links - Geography: Where in the World is Barnaby bear? Passport to the World; Citizenship: Living in a diverse world. * This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery.
Used availability for Wendy Cooling's The Camel Fair
June 2012 : UK Paperback
September 2005 : UK Paperback