Project X: Project X:Alien Adventures:White:Class Pack of 36 by Steve Cole
  

Synopsis

Project X: Project X:Alien Adventures:White:Class Pack of 36 by Steve Cole

The micro-ship is forced to make a crash-landing on Planet Kree-Marr. What will be lurking in the swamp? Find out in Swamp Crash! In Spaceship Graveyard Ant, Tiger and Seven try to find the jammer that caused their ship to crash, but what else will they find among the tangled wrecks? Max, Cat and Nok hide from the scary Meebs, but what they don't know is that something even more frightening awaits them. Find out what in Fear Forest. In Danger Below Ant, Tiger and Seven are forced to hide underground to escape the Krools. But will they be any safer below the surface? In The Cave of Life our heroes meet the living soul of Planet Kree-Mar - Kree-Ator - who tells them where to find the next Fragment of Exis, but they soon find that getting it won't be that easy. Kree-Ator needs the micro-friends' help to save Planet Kree-Marr, but will they be able to defeat the Krools and the Mega-Meeb? Find out in Save the World! Each book comes with notes on the inside front and back covers for teachers, TAs and parents/carers, which give question prompts and points for discussion, challenge words, and additional activities that children can do.

Reviews

Project X Alien Adventures provides an excellent addition to our reading provision. It is an outstanding resource because the children love the characters and they become completely absorbed in the story. The gadgets, creatures and strange worlds capture their imagination and interest. When children are so engaged, it makes their capacity to learn so much greater. Martin Fenton, Headteacher - Greenhill Primary School, Wakefield With the detailed inside cover notes - with steps for reading before, during and after the story - they help the Teaching Assistant with minimal support from the teacher. Also helps the parents with reading at home with their child. Miss Stephanie Cairns, Assistant Headteacher - Harrowgate Hill Primary School, Darlington The books and materials appeal to both boys and girls but they include content that particularly motivates boys to read which definitely supports the teacher in class. Alien Adventures engages children and we have seen them make sustained progress in their reading development. Stephanie James, Year 1 Teacher - Churwell Primary School, Leeds

About the Author

Steve Cole

Steve Cole was our Guest Editor in November 2011. Click here to find out more and see some of his favourite books.

Steve Cole is the slightly crazy, highly frantic, millions-selling, non-stop author of Astrosaurs, Cows In Action, Astrosaurs Academy, The Slime Squad, Z. Rex and many other books (including several original Doctor Who stories). He used to edit magazines and books but prefers the job of a writer where you can wear pyjamas and eat chocolate all day.

Steve just can't stop writing - if he does, strange robots appear and jostle him vigorously until he starts again. In his spare time he loves making music, reading old comics, thinking up ideas for new books and slumping in front of a warm TV.

In this video, Steve counts down his top 5 favourite Astrosaurs characters:

You can see more Steve videos on his YouTube channel - click here.

Amanda Craig from The Times recently described the Astrosaurs series as "the kind of inspired, hysterically silly fantasy that boys adore." Here’s a summary of Steve’s four main series – great reading for boys in particular:

ASTROSAURS - Captain Teggs is no ordinary dinosaur - he's an astrosaur! On the incredible spaceship DSS Sauropod, along with his faithful crew, Gypsy, Arx and Iggy, Teggs rights wrongs, fights evil... and eats a lot of grass.

ASTROSAURS ACADEMY - Welcome to the Academy! Teggs Stegosaur is a pupil at the Astrosaurs Academy where all astro-cadets go to complete their training. He hopes to become an ASTROSAUR one day but for now he has classes to attend, missions to complete and lessons to learn. His best friends and roommates, Blink and Dutch, are always his first choice for fun - but also to work with on his homework! Together they make a great team - the Daring Dinos - and get up to all sorts of adventures!

COWS IN ACTION - Moo-vellous ! Professor McMoo is a very clever cow - so clever, in fact, that he has managed to build himself a time machine from discarded farming machinery. He and his two cow friends, Pat and Bo Vine live on the Barmer farm, in fear of the hideous farmer's wife, Betty. But they are also star agents of the C.I.A. - Cows in Action, a crack team of cow commandos! In the future, cows live peacefully with humans as equals, not as food. But some cows in the future try to use the technology of time travel to interfere with history - which the Professor and his team must stop!

SLIME SQUAD - It's time to fight crime... with slime! Mad scientist Godfrey Gunk had a dream - a dream of creating a whole safari park of monsters on an old rubbish dump. It didn't work. Little did Godfrey know that actually after he left the rubbish dump, his dream came true... Meet the inhabitants of Trashland, a whole world full of different types of small slimy monsters who all live peacefully alongside each other - at least until now...

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Steve Cole
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Author's Website

www.stevecolebooks.co.uk/

Publisher


www.oup.com

Publication date

5th September 2013

ISBN

9780198493389


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