Literacy World Comets Stage 1: The Goat-Skin Lad & Other Tales Guided Rea Card by Martin Waddell


Literacy World Comets Stage 1: The Goat-Skin Lad & Other Tales Guided Rea Card by Martin Waddell

Part of the Literacy World series that provides support to deliver shared reading and writing, guided reading, ICT and speaking and listening at Key Stage 2 and Junior level.

About the Author

Martin Waddell

As a child

I've been blown up, buried alive and had cancer as an adult, and survived all these experiences, so I'm a very lucky man. I live where I lived as a child, and nearly all my stories come from things that have happened to me here, at the foot of the Mountain of Mourne.

As an artist
I work in an old stone barn beside my home, and dream my stories in the garden and on long walks on the beach in front of my house. I never write anywhere else. This is where I belong.

Things you didn't know about Martin Waddell

I can wiggle my ears. I am a very noisy tennis player. I had a cat that could open doors. My dog hears my stories before I write them. I scored a hat trick on my debut in adult football, but wound up as a goalkeeper. I used to run a junk stall. I like bringing up egg-shaped stones from the beach to my garden. I like apple tarts. I hate onions. I’m a happy man

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4 pages


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Publication date

7th November 2008



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