Trixie Tempest's Diary Band 16/Sapphire by Ros Asquith
  

Trixie Tempest's Diary Band 16/Sapphire

Written by Ros Asquith
Illustrated by Marcela Calderon
Part of the Collins Big Cat Series

RRP £5.90

Synopsis

Trixie Tempest's Diary Band 16/Sapphire by Ros Asquith

Trixie's hilarious diary, written by acclaimed children's writer, Ros Asquith, tells of her plans to be a world famous trumpet player, horse rider and first child president of the world. She is also determined to teach animals to read! But when her beloved puppy is sick, everything changes. Sapphire/Band 16 books offer longer reads to develop children's sustained engagement with texts and are more complex syntactically. Text type: A humorous recount. A hilarious diary for her pet dog on pages 54-55 allow children to further explore the diary format, while reviewing the book from another perspective. Curriculum links: Citizenship: Animals and us. Developing our school grounds. This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

About the Author

Ros Asquith

Ros Asquith contributes a regular cartoon feature to The Guardian and achieved fame world wide for her Teenage Worrier books (realistic and funny explorations of teen problems and how to solve them) and the Trixie Tempest books aimed at the "tween" market of readers between the ages of nine and twelve. Her book Letters from an Alien Schoolboy was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Book Prize and The Great Big Book of Families, with Mary Hoffman, won the School Libraries Association Prize.

An honours graduate of Camberwell Art School, Asquith worked in graphic design and mural painting before moving into cartooning in the 1980s. She has also served as a theatre critic for several English periodicals. Since 1990 she has been well established as a cartoonist, author, and illustrator.

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Book Info

Format

Mixed media product
Contains Paperback
56 pages
Interest Age: From 8

Author

Ros Asquith
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Author's Website

www.rosasquith.co.uk/

Publisher

Collins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
www.collins.co.uk

Publication date

20th January 2008

ISBN

9780007231225


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