The birds want a king, and decide that the king should be the bird who can fly the highest. The proud eagle is convinced he will win, but the clever little wren has other ideas.
Illustrated by Mike Terry
Genre: Traditional tale
Strand 7: Use syntax and context to build their store of vocabulary when reading for meaning
Strand 10: Use planning to establish clear sections for writing (e.g. plan a story using a flow-chart).