Project X Origins: Lime Book Band, Oxford Level 11: Trapped: The Ballerina of Doom by Anthony McGowan

Project X Origins: Lime Book Band, Oxford Level 11: Trapped: The Ballerina of Doom

Written by Anthony McGowan
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Project X Origins: Lime Book Band, Oxford Level 11: Trapped: The Ballerina of Doom by Anthony McGowan

Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating non-fiction and comprehensive guided reading support meet the needs of children at every stage of their reading development. When Tiger goes on a micro-adventure in the toyshop, little does he know that there is an X-bot watching him! Find out if Max, Cat and Ant can rescue Tiger in The Ballerina of Doom, the second part of this two-part adventure. Each book contains inside cover notes that highlight challenge words, prompt questions and a range of follow-up activities to support children in their reading.

About the Author

Anthony McGowan

Born in Manchester, Anthony McGowan went to school in Leeds. He has worked as a nightclub bouncer, civil servant, and Open University tutor in philosophy. He published
his first novel for teenagers, Hellbent, in 2005. It was described by The Times as ‘a brilliantly nauseating thriller’.

His other books for teenagers include Henry Tumour and The Knife that Killed Me, the film of which was released in 2013.

He lives in London

Q & A video: Anthony answers questions about his book, Willard Price: Leopard Adventure.

Photo credit Jerry Bauer

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32 pages


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Publication date

9th January 2014



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