Project X: Lime: Trapped: the Ballerina of Doom by Anthony McGowan


Project X: Lime: Trapped: the Ballerina of Doom by Anthony McGowan

Tiger wants the latest Robo-Rex II toy, but Mum says that he needs to save his pocket money. Tiger decides he can't wait that long and so sets out on a micro-adventure in the story Toyshop Terror. But little does he know that there is an X-bot about! Find out if Max, Cat and Ant can rescue Tiger from the X-bot and get out of the toyshop in The Ballerina of Doom. Join the four micro-friends on an adventure in a greenhouse when Tiger gets into trouble again, in Get Me Out of Here!. Find out about escapologists in the non-fiction book Escape Artists. Then read about how prisoners have been kept though history, in Imprisoned. Each book comes with notes for parents that highlight ambitious words or concepts in the books, prompt questions and suggest a range of follow-up activities. The Trapped Guided Reading Notes provide step-by-step guided reading support for each book in the Trapped cluster, together with guidance about comprehension, assessment for learning and vocabulary enrichment. Hands-on follow-up activities, plenty of writing opportunities and cross-curricular links are also provided for each book.

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

22nd April 2010



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