Brother Aelred's Feet Band 15/Emerald by Gillian Cross
  

Brother Aelred's Feet Band 15/Emerald

Written by Gillian Cross
Illustrated by Tim Stevens
Part of the Collins Big Cat Series

Synopsis

Brother Aelred's Feet Band 15/Emerald by Gillian Cross

Brother Aelred has remarkably smelly feet. To spare the other monks' noses, he is given the job of tending to the pigs. However, when Viking raiders arrive to attack, loot and pillage the Brothers' monastery, it is Brother Aelred, the humblest, gentlest monk, who saves the day. * Emerald/Band 15 books provide a widening range of genres including science fiction and biography, prompting more ways to respond to texts. * Text type - A humorous story. * An illustrated character web on pages 38 and 39 helps readers to describe Aelred's character. * Curriculum links - History: Why have people invaded and settled in Britain in the past? A Viking case study; PE: Invasion games; RE: What do signs and symbols mean in religion? * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader

About the Author

Gillian Cross

Gillian Cross has won numerous literary prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Children’s Novel Award (now the Costa), and the Smarties Prize.

Gillian Cross has been writing children’s books for over thirty years. Before that, she took English degrees at Oxford and Sussex Universities, and had various jobs including working in a village bakery and being an assistant to a Member of Parliament. She won the Carnegie Medal for Wolf, the Smarties Prize and the Whitbread Children’s Novel Award for The Great Elephant Chase; and the Little Rebels Award for After Tomorrow.

Read more about Gillian Cross and a Q&A with the author here.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
40 pages

Author

Gillian Cross
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Author's Website

www.gillian-cross.co.uk/mai...

Publisher

Collins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

4th January 2007

ISBN

9780007230938


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