The Willow Man Level 3-4 by Sue Purkiss
  

The Willow Man Level 3-4

Written by Sue Purkiss
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The Willow Man Level 3-4 by Sue Purkiss

The Hodder Reading Project Level 3-4 identifies blocks to progression and takes pupils from National Curriculum Level 3 to Level 4. It comprises the Teacher's Resource, Pupil's Book and 6 Readers. Reader 5, Level 4, The Willow Man by Sue Purkiss. Tom's life is changed when his younger sister, Sophie, is disabled by a stroke. As the family focuses on their hopes for her recovery, Tom is left to manage his own feelings. He befriends Ash, a classmate who struggles at school and has family problems of his own. Ash offers unexpected inspiration to Sophie who begins to coax her unwilling body back to life, and in return helps Ash with his learning difficulties. Each of them is, in his own way, frozen in his life, looking for a way to break free. Their sensitivity to each other's needs helps them to move forward. The huge willow sculpture of a man in the fields just outside the town becomes a metaphor for their attempts to break free and make a fresh start in their lives.

About the Author

Sue Purkiss lives in Somerset and divides her time between writing and working as a teacher for a youth offending team. She is also the author of 'Spook School', 'Changing Brooms' and 'Spooks Away'.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
176 pages

Author

Sue Purkiss
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Publisher

Hodder Education

Publication date

26th January 2007

ISBN

9780340946206


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