Project X Origins Graphic Texts: Dark Blue Book Band, Oxford Level 16: The Sands of Deception by Elen Caldecott


Project X Origins Graphic Texts: Dark Blue Book Band, Oxford Level 16: The Sands of Deception by Elen Caldecott

Project X Origins Graphic Texts can help children to reach higher standards in comprehension. This action-packed, fiction story told in graphic form signals the start of a brand new time-travelling adventure for the popular Project X characters, Max, Cat, Ant and Tiger. Join the micro-friends in their latest adventure as they travel back in time to Ancient Egypt. Will they find their way into the pharaoh's tomb to save the next Artefact of Time, or will the Tick-Tock Man get there first? This book also contains notes on the inside front and back covers with advice on supporting older children with their reading, ideas for follow-up activities and higher-level comprehension questions.

About the Author

Elen Caldecott

Elen Caldecott recently graduated with an MA in Writing for Young People from Bath Spa University. At the end of the course she was highly commended in the PFD Prize for Most Promising Writer for Young People.

How Ali Ferguson Saved Houdini, published by Bloomsbury in July 2010, is a funny and moving story about three children making friends and working out their problems, while solving a mysterious case of missing mammals.

Diamonds and Daggers is Elen's sixth book. It launches her first ever series, The Marsh Road Mysteries.

Elen lives in Bristol with her husband, Simon, and their dog.

Photo © Kirsty Whiten 2008

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32 pages


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Publication date

8th September 2016



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