Bug Club Shared Reading: Junko Tabei: One Step at a Time (Year 2)

Engaging stories with curriculum-linked vocabulary progression


Junko was a small, weak child. She got sick easily. 
She struggled with sports at school.
No one then could have guessed what dizzying heights she would reach as an adult.

Junko is about the embark on the hardest journey of her life - climbing Mount Everest. The climb is dangerous and exhausting, trudging through waist-deep snow and battling gusts of winds. Can Junko reach the top, one step at a time?

Bug Club Shared Reading titles are highly engaging and beautifully illustrated stories, designed to be read out loud. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading. 

‘These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.’ - Assistant Head, Primary Academy 

Part of Bug Club Shared Reading

Product details

Production date:April 2020