Project X Alien Adventures: Dark Red + Book Band, Oxford Level 19: The Wastelanders by Matt Dickinson


Project X Alien Adventures: Dark Red + Book Band, Oxford Level 19: The Wastelanders by Matt Dickinson

Project X Alien Adventures takes you on an incredible reading journey with this fantastic story featuring the popular Project X characters Max, Cat, Ant and Tiger. Max, Cat, Ant and Tiger are hot on the trail of Vilana, but to find her they have to jump to one of the most toxic and hostile environments yet. When Max is captured by some creatures called roaches, his friends have a desperate fight on their hands to get him back, especially when they realize that Max is trapped in a different dimension without his watch. Will they ever get him back? Carefully levelled and highly motivating, this book is ideal for independent reading. This book also contains notes on the inside front and back covers with advice on supporting older children with their reading, questions for readers, and a follow-up activity.

About the Author

Matt Dickinson

Matt Dickinson is an award-winning writer and filmmaker with a passion for climbing and adventure. During his filmmaking career he has worked as a director/cameraman for National Geographic television, the Discovery Channel, the BBC and Channel 4. His film
projects have taken him to Antarctica, Africa and the Himalaya, often in the company of the world’s leading climbers and expeditioners.

His most notable film success was ‘Summit Fever’ in which Matt reached the summit of Everest via the treacherous North Face. His book The Death Zone tells the true story of that ascent and has become a bestseller in many different countries.

Matt is currently Patron of Reading at the Sidney Stringer Academy in Coventry and continues to climb and explore. In January 2013 he summitted Mount Aconcagua, which, at 6,965 metres, is the highest peak in the world outside the Himalaya. Currently, he is planning an ascent of Mount Denali in Alaska, one of the ‘Seven Summits’.

Recently Matt has started writing fiction for teenage readers. His debut thriller series Mortal Chaos was well received by critics and readers alike.

To celebrate the launch of The Everest Files Matt will be touring the UK, speaking at schools and colleges and inspiring a new generation of adventurers.

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96 pages


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Publication date

23rd April 2015



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