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    • ISBN:9781444006902
    • Publication date:05 Jun 2014
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Algy's Amazing Adventures in Space

By Kaye Umansky
Illustrated by Richard Watson

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A brand-new, laugh-out-loud red Early Reader story about Algy, a boy who has a door to outer space at the bottom of his garden, from bestselling author of the Pongwiffy books, Kaye Umansky.

Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.

What's waiting for Algy at the bottom of his garden this time? With his best friend Cherry and her little brother Brad, Algy opens the loose board at the back of his garden shed - to find himself in space! Cherry and Brad are really excited, but Algy's not so sure. Space seems very dangerous. Will he enjoy his latest adventure or not?

Biographical Notes

Kaye Umansky is best known as the creator of Pongwiffy, 'the witch of dirty habits'. She taught at London primary schools for 12 years, specialising in music and drama. She now lives in north London and writes full-time. Her website is http://kayeumansky.com/

Richard Watson studied Illustration at Lincoln University School of Art and Design and received a first class BA honours degree. He uses a range of techniques, mixing traditional drawing and painting with collage and mixed media. He lives in Lincoln.

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