Tec and the Hole: Band 02a/Red a by Tony Mitton


Tec and the Hole: Band 02a/Red a by Tony Mitton

Tec the detective has found a hole in the ground - but who dug it? Children follow Tec as he trails his suspects, until he finds the vital clue that leads him to the guilty party! * Red A/Band 2A books offer predictable text with familiar objects and actions, combined with simple story development. * Text type - A story with predictable structure and patterned language. * Tec's investigation involves many suspects, all of whom can be seen and discussed in a character line-up on pages 14 and 15. * Tec and the Hole is one of three stories by Tony Mitton about Tec the detective. * This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery

About the Author

Tony Mitton

Tony Mitton was born in 1951 in North Africa, the son of a soldier. Until he was 9 he lived mostly in Africa, Germany and Hong Kong. He went to state boarding school in Suffolk and went on to do an English Literature degree at Cambridge University. He then trained to be an English teacher before making the switch to primary school teaching.

Tony worked as a primary school teacher between the ages of 25 to 49, but for the last 13 years of that period he taught part-time. During that period he began to spend 2 or 3 days a week working at his writing, and wrote poems and stories for school reading books and also for trade market books. He now writes full-time and visits lots of schools, libraries and events to talk about his work.

He lives in a small house in the middle of Cambridge with his wife and two children, and a cat called Tiggy, who is definitely one of the family. Tony likes Cambridge but he and his wife often wish they'd settled somewhere where there are better places for walking, like cliffs and hills with good views of the landscape.

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16 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

5th January 2005



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