This text focuses upon the movement and flow of water, ice and snow, and how this affects the environment and the lifestyles of the people who live there. Text forms include a labelled diagram, a diary excerpt and a newspaper report. Gold level titles introduce children to more complex sentences with an average length of 10 words and help to develop reading strategies such as breaking long words down into syllables. For children who prefer to read non-fiction texts, the PM Plus Non-fiction titles offer carefully researched information thematically linked to key learning areas. The texts are supported with superb photography and realistic illustrations.