Bill went for a walk. He went over a river, up a hill and into a wood and behind a waterfall. A few steps behing Bill, however, is a hungry bear with an eye on Bill s sandwiches. The bear s attempts to grab the sandwiches are foiled be a variety of minor disasters. Red A/ Band 2A books offer predictable text with familiar objects and actions, cobmined with simple story development. Text type – a story with predictable structure and patterned language. Children can follow and discuss the route taken by Bill and the bear using the map on pages 14 and 15. This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery. This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.