Buzz and Bingo in the Starry Sky: Band 10/White by Alan Durant


Buzz and Bingo in the Starry Sky: Band 10/White by Alan Durant

In this comical adventure, Buzz and Bingo find themselves in Outer Space trying to help a lost alien, XY5, find his parents. Along the way they meet a number of glittering constellations in the starry sky and a whole family of aliens. But after assisting XY5 they find themselves with the problem of trying to get back to earth. * White/Band 10 books have more complex sentences and figurative language. * Text type - A humorous fantasy story. * Pages 30 and 31 show an illustration of the night sky and the star formations observed by Buzz and Bingo in space, providing lots of opportunities for speaking and listening. * Curriculum links - Citizenship: Living in a diverse world, Taking part. * This is the return of Buzz and Bingo for the third in their mini-series. * This book is paired with an informatio book on the same theme: Is There Anyone Out There? * This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery.

About the Author

Alan Durant

Alan Durant is the author of books for a wide age-range, from picture books such as Burger Boy to top-end teenage thrillers. He also writes prize-winning poetry.

He was born in Surrey, went to Trinity School in Croydon and then to Keble College, Oxford to read English. Having worked as a copywriter at Walker Books, he is now a full-time author. He’s married, with three children and lives just outside London. He does a lot of school visits throughout the UK and abroad and also runs writing workshops.

In 2007 he won the Portsmouth Children's Picture Book Award for Burger Boy and the Stockport Children's Book Award for Football Fever. He has won the Kingston Borough/Waterstone's Poetry Prize on two occasions. In 2008 he won The Royal Mail Award for Scottish Children's Books for Billy Monster's Daymare which also won the 2009 Portsmouth Children's Book Award.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

1st September 2005



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