Alligator by Theresa Bresin
  

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Interest Age 11+, Reading Age 7+. Jono didn't mean to buy an alligator. It just sort of happened. And now his mum's going to kill him... if the alligator doesn't get there first! A hilarious comedy. Particularly suitable for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers of 10+, reading age 7.

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Alligator by Theresa Bresin

Jono didn't mean to buy an alligator. It just sort of happened. And now his mum's going to kill him...if the alligator doesn't get there first! A hilarious comedy. When Jono's friend Crusher offers him a rather hungry alligator out of the boot of his car he thinks someone would have to be crazy to buy it. But somehow Jono finds himself as the proud new owner! Now the only question is, how is he going to hide it from his mother? A laugh-out-loud comedy! Particularly suitable for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers of 10+, reading age 7.

About the Author

Theresa Breslin started writing while working as a mobile librarian. Her work has been translated worldwide, is used extensively in schools and has been dramatised for television and radio. Theresa has won a variety of prestigious awards including the Carnegie Medal, Scottish Book Trust Best Book of the Decade Award and the Kathleen Fidler Award. Her titles for Barrington Stoke include the play version of Alligator, Prisoner in Alcatraz, Starship Rescue and Mutant. She lives in Glasgow.

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Format

Paperback
72 pages

Author

Theresa Bresin
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Publisher

Barrington Stoke Ltd

Publication date

15th August 2012

ISBN

9781781121306

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