Space Ace 4u2read by Eric Brown

Space Ace 4u2read

Written by Eric Brown
Illustrated by Tony Ross

7+ readers   9+ readers   Reluctant Readers   
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Interest Age 7+ Reading Age 7 | Fact and fiction are cleverly combined in this space travel adventure story. It’s 2075 and young Billy is setting off for a trip into space with his grandad on his restored spaceship. And what a time they have, passing all the planets from Mercury to Pluto before returning home, navigating their way through an asteroid belt on the way. Each short chapter is full of information about the galaxy, and packed with illustrations by Tony Ross too. Lots to learn, and lots of fun to be had while publisher Barrington Stoke makes sure that this is a book that is particularly easy to read. ~ Andrea Reece

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

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Space Ace 4u2read by Eric Brown

Billy's grandfather is a retired astronaut who likes to take Billy on trips around planet Earth. But when the ship's computer takes over, they suddenly find themselves zooming away on a grand tour of the Solar System! But when the computer system fails and Billy's grandfather is forced to pilot the ship manually through the treacherous asteroid belt! Will they make it home alive?

A fun, fast-paced story filled with facts about the solar system, and the perfect celebration of grandparents and grandchildren.

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

About the Author

Eric Brown

Eric Brown has been a freelance writer for over ffteen years, reviews books for The Guardian, and has published over 20 books. He has won the British Science Fiction Prize twice for his short stories. Eric lives in East Lothian.

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72 pages
Interest Age: From 7 to 9 years


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Barrington Stoke Ltd

Publication date

15th March 2017




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