About the Read in to Writing Manfred the Baddie unit:
Suggested year group: Year 1
Length of unit: 3 weeks/15 sessions
Themes covered: Inventions and inventors, art and famous artists, stealing and apologies
Writing outcomes: A ‘get well’ card/message, instructions for making a sandwich, a character description in the form of a ‘Wanted!’ poster and a comic strip story based on the book
About Manfred the Baddie by John Fardell:
Kidnapping inventors, stealing from art museums, conducting acts of piracy on the high seas – will Manfred the Baddie ever learn his lesson? An exciting, hilarious book that children will want to read time and time again.