Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 11: Do Tigers Have Nine Lives? by Sally Grindley


Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 11: Do Tigers Have Nine Lives? by Sally Grindley

A boy's toy tiger turns into a real tiger in the middle of the night. The boy and the tiger leap out of the window and into a beautifully-illustrated adventure. The tiger whisks the boy away to the beautiful jungle of his homeland. But danger awaits them - will they make it back, or will the tiger lose one of his nine lives trying to escape? 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

Sally Grindley

Sally was our Guest Editor for December 2010. Click here to see her book selections.

Sally began writing in 1984 while she was working for a nationwide children's book club. She has been a full-time author since 1995 and has had over 140 books published. She won the prestigious Smarties Gold Prize in 2005 for her novel ‘Spilled Water’, and 'Shhh' won the Children's Book Award in 1992 and was shortlisted for the Smarties Prize. She has also won and been shortlisted for a number of other awards. Sally is lauded for her ability to write across a wide range of subjects and for a wide range of ages – from street kids to giants and from toddlers to pre-teens.

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48 pages


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Publication date

10th September 2015



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