Boris Flies High

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Follow the adventure story of Boris the bat. Boris lives with his mum and many other relatives. Boris loves to fly, but his mum worries about him flying too high. One day, Boris flies above the clouds and meets a strange creature. The story is told with adventurous and descriptive language and includes interesting facts about bats. There are prompts to explore some of the idiomatic phrases used by Boris’s mum, such as: ‘I’m rushed off my feet.’ And ‘Your eyes are bigger than your tummy.’ There is an opportunity to continue the story and to draw a bird. This fun tale is useful during topic work about night creatures, particularly bats. You can use it as a starting point for creative writing or to explore commonly used phrases.

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