Barrie Wade - Blackbeard's End - Hachette Children's Group

Blackbeard's End

By Barrie Wade
Illustrated by Graham Philpot

  • Paperback
  • £4.99

Exciting, page-turning adventures for children developing their reading confidence.

Blackbeard and his crew have been terrifying all the sailors in Virginia. So when Blackbeard holds a huge party, the Governor decides that this is the best chance to finish him off, once and for all. But will Blackbeard trick his way out yet again?
The Hopscotch Adventures series contains exciting, page-turning adventure stories of no more than 400 words for children developing their reading confidence.

Biographical Notes

Barrie has had a long and successful career in education, first as an English teacher, then as Professor of Education in English at the University of Birmingham, where he is now Emeritus Professor. He is also a published author of over 150 books and a tireless fundraiser and supporter of the charity Mencap and governor of the Mencap College in the UK.

Barrie encourages young writers around the country in his numerous author visits and writing workshops. He has published a huge variety of poems, stories and non-fiction.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780749694432
  • Publication date: 11 Aug 2011
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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At Night

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We Like to Play

Barrie Wade, Melanie Sharp
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Play With Me

Barrie Wade, Hannah Wood
Contributors:
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Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.Independent Reading Pink 1A stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1A (Pink) in classroom reading lessons.In this story, everyone is too busy to play... perhaps Dog can come to the rescue!

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Feet!

Barrie Wade, Rocket Cartoons
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The Emperor's New Clothes

Barrie Wade, A. O'kif
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Double Decker Donald

Barrie Wade, Mike Byrne
Contributors:
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Double Decker Donald just loves to make a SPLASH! Join him and his passengers for a very mucky spin around town.The Tadpoles series contains fun, original stories told in under 80 words and accompanied by bright illustrations, perfect for beginner readers.

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The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Barrie Wade, Nicola Evans
Contributors:
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"Who's that trip-trapping over MY bridge?" roared the troll.A beautifully illustrated retelling of this favourite traditional story. Join the three billy goats as they try to outwit the troll and reach the meadow on the other side of his bridge.Must Know Stories includes favourite tales, celebrating the diversity of our literary heritage. Level 1 stories are told in under 500 words, for children to read independently.

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Rumpelstiltskin

Barrie Wade, Neil Chapman
Contributors:
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Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Barrie Wade, Kristina Stephenson
Contributors:
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"Someone's been eating my porridge!" growled Daddy Bear.A beautifully illustrated retelling of this favourite traditional story. Join the three bears as they try to find out just who has been in their house!Must Know Stories includes favourite tales, celebrating the diversity of our literary heritage. Level 1 stories are told in under 500 words, for children to read independently.

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Icarus, the Boy Who Flew

Barrie Wade, David Lopez
Contributors:
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Icarus and his father, Daedalus, are locked in a prison tower. They must try to escape using wings that Daedalus has made ... can they really fly?

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Mammoth Academy

Neal Layton
Authors:
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There comes a point in every young mammoth's life when it's time to grow up a bit and join the Mammoth Academy. Arabella loves school, but Oscar is finding it a little more difficult to get used to. Especially as he is accused of stealing the school's oranges. He is sure it was humans - the most dangerous animals in all of the Mammoth Lands! With the help of his new friend Fox, who has decided not to wash for 2 months so his fur will begin to self-clean, Oscar sets out to prove that humans are in the valley and at the same time stumbles across more trouble than he'd thought!

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Billy Bonkers

Giles Andreae, Nick Sharratt
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Mad stuff just happens with Billy Bonkers! Billy is a bouncy, bubbly, bonkers boy. And wherever he goes, off-the-wall adventures always seem to follow. From bouncing so hard on his trampoline that he bounces up, up and away...into space, and eating so much porridge his stomach puffs up and he floats into the garden tree (and gets stuck...until he burps anyway), to a flight on a deflating lilo to biff a big, vicious shark right on the nose! Along with his wacky dad, brainy sister and down-to-earth mum, Billy's life is never boring, it's bonkers! This zany text is perfectly accompanied by Nick Sharratt's energetic illustrations.

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My Birthday Party

Barrie Wade
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A non-fiction recount with original photography. It's Maddie's birthday and she's having a party!

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Holly the Christmas Fairy

Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
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The Tempest

Andrew Matthews, Tony Ross
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A charming retelling of this magical tale of power and justice. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Power in the Tempest. The tales have been retold using accessible language and with the help of Tony Ross's engaging black-and-white illustrations, each play is vividly brought to life allowing these culturally enriching stories to be shared with as wide an audience as possible.

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The Orchard Book Of Roman Myths

Geraldine McCaughrean, Emma Chichester Clark
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A wonderfully rich and varied collection of fifteen stories from Roman mythology, retold for today's young readers. Here are all the famous myths from the birth of Venus, to the founding of Rome by Romulus and Remus. The great gods and goddesses, including Jupiter, Mars and Diana, are brought vividly to life by Emma Chichester Clark's beautiful illustrations that perfectly reflect the liveliness of Geraldine McCaughrean's gripping retellings.

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Shampoozel

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Shampoozel's brush with the Bad Hair Witch grows into a hair-raising adventure. Will it all come out in the wash?

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Seriously Silly Stories: Ghostyshocks and the Three Scares

Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
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Ghostyshocks is as jittery as a jellyfish when she gets lost in the forest - and has to go to the hairy, scary bears' house for help.

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Seriously Silly Stories: The Emperor's Underwear

Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
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The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Barrie Wade, Nicola Evans
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