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Emmy Laybourne

Emmy Laybourne is, in her own words, ‘a writer, teacher and a recovering character actress’ who lives in upstate New York with her husband ‘and two surprisingly well-mannered children’. Here she talks to Graham Marks, on Skype, about how she became a writer, the highs and lows of starting out on a writing career, and her novel, Monument 14.

Franklin Watts

Driving Force

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Hottest Shot

Jonny Zucker
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Free Kick Pro

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Demon Dribbler

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Alien Academy

Jonny Zucker
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Slipstream is a new generation of reading resourcesspecifically designed for struggling and reluctant readers.Through exciting and carefully levelled texts,Slipstream enables readers to accelerate their reading experience.This illustrated story is part of Slipstream LEVEL 2. The 350-word textis levelled for readers with a reading age of 7-9, but its engagingcontent makes it perfect for a wide range of older readers too.All texts are levelled by reading experts Dee Reid and Diana Bentley.Curtis and Deena are starting at a brand new sports academy - the facilities are out of this world! But soon they are being tested and monitored, and they realise the teachers are not quite on planet Earth.

Franklin Watts

Downhill Racers

Jonny Zucker
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Jonny Zucker
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Assassin City

Jonny Zucker
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Switch Face

Jonny Zucker
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Jonny Zucker

Slipstream is a new generation of reading resources specifically designed for struggling and reluctant readers. Through exciting and carefully levelled texts, Slipstream enables readers to accelerate their reading experience.This illustrated story is part of Slipstream LEVEL 1. The 300-word textis levelled for readers with a reading age of 5-7, but its engagingcontent makes it perfect for a wide range of older readers too.All texts are levelled by reading experts Dee Reid and Diana Bentley.Luke can change his face to look like any one else. All he needs is a photo of them. No one knows his secret.Luke uses his power to cause big trouble.Then every time he switches his face to escape. Will he ever be stopped?

Franklin Watts

Terror Beast

Jonny Zucker
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Jonny Zucker

Slipstream is a new generation of reading resourcesspecifically designed for struggling and reluctant readers.Through exciting and carefully levelled texts,Slipstream enables readers to accelerate their reading experience.This illustrated story is part of Slipstream LEVEL 2. The 350-word textis levelled for readers with a reading age of 7-9, but its engagingcontent makes it perfect for a wide range of older readers too.All texts are levelled by reading experts Dee Reid and Diana Bentley.Chime is a world-champion martial artist, but he has yet to face his toughest challenge! A beast is loose and causing havoc, and with the help of Master Go and Erla, Chime must go into the jungle to tame the terror that lives there...

Franklin Watts

Full Metal Hero

Jonny Zucker
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Jonny Zucker
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Demon Streak

Jonny Zucker
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Jonny Zucker

Slipstream is a new generation of reading resourcesspecifically designed for struggling and reluctant readers.Through exciting and carefully levelled texts,Slipstream enables readers to accelerate their reading experience.This illustrated story is part of Slipstream LEVEL 2. The 350-word textis levelled for readers with a reading age of 7-9, but its engagingcontent makes it perfect for a wide range of older readers too.All texts are levelled by reading experts Dee Reid and Diana Bentley.Rob has bullied Mark since they were little kids. Rob never misses a chance to unleash his cruelty and when a demon visits him in the night, Rob has the perfect way to bring hell to Mark's life 24/7. But Mark has his own demons to turn to...

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Future Tense

Jonny Zucker
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Jonny Zucker
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Alien Cage

Jonny Zucker
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The Deciders

Jonny Zucker
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Slipstream is a new generation of reading resourcesspecifically designed for struggling and reluctant readers.Through exciting and carefully levelled texts,Slipstream enables readers to accelerate their reading experience.This illustrated story is part of Slipstream LEVEL 1. The 300-word textis levelled for readers with a reading age of 5-7, but its engagingcontent makes it perfect for a wide range of older readers too.All texts are levelled by reading experts Dee Reid and Diana Bentley.Gav and Zoe meet Tye - he's from another world. Tye tells them about the Deciders Dimension, where it has been decided that Gav and Zoe will die!Together they must go to the Deciders Dimension and join the war between good and bad in a fight for their lives.

Hodder Children's Books

Eddie and Fenda

Jonny Zucker, Tony Ross
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How would you like to visit a monster? And have a monster to stay with you? Eddie is one of the first lucky children to take part in a Monster Swap, and is going to visit young monster Fenda in her monster world. Fenda is three feet tall and covered with springy green hair, and can jump higher than a house. Can Eddie help Fenda's family save their ailing monster funfair? He doesn't quite know what's in store for him - but it's going to be pretty crazy!Illustrations by the million-selling Tony Ross make this a perfect book for young readers growing in confidence and for parents to read aloud. Read the other two books in the series: ROBBIE AND VOXY and ZAINAB AND MASH.

Hodder Children's Books

Zainab and Mash

Jonny Zucker, Tony Ross
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Jonny Zucker, Tony Ross
Hodder Children's Books

Robbie and Voxy

Jonny Zucker, Tony Ross
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Jonny Zucker, Tony Ross

What's it like going to stay with a monster - and having a monster to stay with you? Robbie is about to find out ... Robbie is one of the first lucky children to take part in a Monster Swap: going to visit Zorb monster Voxy in his monster world. Voxy is ten feet tall, has blue fur and Amazing Elastic Eyebrows, and his favourite food is cabbage and soil burgers. Robbie doesn't quite know what's in store for him - but it's going to be pretty crazy!Illustrations by the million-selling Tony Ross make this a perfect book for young readers growing in confidence and for parents to read aloud. Read the other two books in the series: ZAINAB AND MASH and EDDIE AND FENDA.

Clive Gifford

Clive Gifford is the author of more than 150 children's books including Eye Benders, winner of the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize, Royal Society-nominated Out of This World and Cool Technology which won the School Library Association Information Book Award. He has travelled through 70 countries, run a computer games company and taken part in all manner of sports from parachuting and gliding to Ultimate Frisbee. Clive's official website can be found at www.clivegifford.co.uk

Cressida Cowell

Cressida Cowell is the author and the illustrator of the bestselling How to Train Your Dragon book series, and the author of the Emily Brown picture books, illustrated by Neal Layton. How to Train Your Dragon has sold over 8 million books worldwide in 38 languages. It is also an award-winning DreamWorks film series, and a TV series shown on Netflix and CBBC. The first book in Cressida's new series, The Wizards of Once (also signed by DreamWorks), publishes in September 2017. Cressida is an ambassador for the National Literacy Trust and the Reading Agency and a founder patron of the Children's Media Foundation. She has won numerous prizes for her books, including the Gold Award in the Nestle Children's Book Prize , the Hay Festival Medal for Fiction, and Philosophy Now'magazine's 2015 Award for Contributions in the Fight Against Stupidity. She grew up in London and on a small, uninhabited island off the west coast of Scotland and she now lives in Hammersmith with her husband, three children and a dog called Pigeon.

Daisy Meadows

Daisy Meadows is the author of the bestselling series Rainbow Magic and Magic Animal Friends. Her books have sold over 30 million copies worldwide.You can find out all about her magical stories and much more at the series websites: www.rainbowmagicbooks.co.uk and www.magicanimalfriends.co.uk