All Sorts to Make a World by John Agard
  

All Sorts to Make a World

Written by John Agard
Illustrated by Michael Broad

7+ readers   Super-readable Dyslexia-friendly   9+ readers   
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Interest Age 7-12 Reading Age 7+ A magical story about bringing people together. Shona has met a lot of apparently very different people on her day out with her Dad. At the Natural History Museum she meets Lucy who actually lived 3.2 million years ago. On the underground on the way home there are all kinds of people – Pinstripe Man, Kindle Woman, the iPod twins, Tattoo Fellow and Doctor Bananas who can do all kinds of magic. They all look completely different and seem to behave very differently. But it turns out that they have a lot in common, too!

Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

Synopsis

All Sorts to Make a World by John Agard

Shona and her dad are just returning from a trip to the Natural History Museum when - oh no! - their train comes to a halt. What can Shona do to pass the time except study the passengers in her carriage? Fun, light-hearted comedy.

Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

About the Author

John Agard

John Agard is a playwright, poet and children's writer from Guyana, who moved to the United Kingdom in 1977. He worked for the Commonwealth Institute from 1978 to 1985, travelling throughout the United Kingdom as a touring reader promoting the Caribbean culture to over 2000 schools. He currently resides in Lewes, near Brighton with his partner, the poet Grace Nichols. He became the first Writer in Residence at the South Bank Centre in London and became Poet in Residence at the BBC in London as well. He has won a total of five awards for his works, including the Paul Hamlyn Award for Poetry in 1997 and the Cholmondeley Award in 2004. John was Poet-in-Residence at the National Maritime Museum from August to November 2008.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages

Author

John Agard
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Publisher

Barrington Stoke Ltd

Publication date

1st July 2014

ISBN

9781781123706

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