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Parrots of the Caribbean

Independent Reading 14

By Adam Bushell

  • Hardback
  • £8.99

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE)

When there's trouble deep at sea and a sea monster is terrorising the oceans, only one team can save the day - the Parrots of the Caribbean!

This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 7-8. 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.

Biographical Notes

Adam is a former teacher who turned his hand to writing full time in 2007. He has written both adult teaching guides and children's fiction booksand is often touring shcools and libraries and running creative writing sessions. He lives in Durham.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781445162461
  • Publication date: 22 Nov 2018
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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