Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 7: Astron by John Dougherty


Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 7: Astron by John Dougherty

Olivia is travelling through space when she sees something amazing from the spaceship's window. It is Astron, an alien who has been separated from his family by a meteor storm. Can Astron rescue Olivia from the fierce dark-biters and can she help him find his family? Astron is a bright, beautiful story of friendship set among the stars. Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks is an emotionally-engaging fiction series that will fire children's imaginations. These 36 original stories will get children thinking, and develop and deepen their comprehension skills. The variety of authors and illustration styles broadens children's reading experience, with something to appeal to every child. All the books in the series are carefully levelled, so it's easy to match every child to the right book for them. They also contain inside cover notes, to enable parents and teachers to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development is also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk.

About the Author

John Dougherty
JOHN DOUGHERTY lives in London. A supply teacher with plenty of experience of classroom activities in primary education, he is also a singer-songwriter with one CD already available - and has appeared on TV when his living room was designed in a Gothic style by Laurence Llewellyn-Bowen. In 2004, he also ran the London Marathon to raise funds for a charity to help children in care. This is his third book for the Young Corgi list. His first, ZEUS ON THE LOOSE, was shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award and JACK SLATER was shortlisted for the Ottaker's Children's Book Award, pre-publication.

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24 pages


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Publication date

10th September 2015



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