Fighter Pilot by Helen Greathead


Fighter Pilot by Helen Greathead

Tough Jobs! is a new narrative non-fiction series covering popular historical topics through a variety of colourful jobs in a down-to-earth, readable style, with plenty of toilet humour! Each chapter features a double page fact spread and there is a glossary at the end. In Fighter Pilot Britain is at war with Germany and your dream is to become a heroic fighter pilot. Experience what life in the skies is like as you make new friends on the nearby airbase and learn from them what it takes to train to be a pilot. You get to go up in a plane and even meet a real-life prisoner! You'll find it's a tough job being a fighter pilot.


'Written in an accessible style with humorous illustrations, they are great for engaging reluctant readers as well as educating them about a historical period.'

About the Author

Helen Greathead is a highly experienced creator, editor, project manager and writer of successful non-fiction titles and series. She spent 14 years at Scholastic Children's Books where she commissioned series, including Horrible Histories. She began a freelance career in 2003, and titles she has written include the Now You Know series (Scholastic) and the Design and Make series (Watts).

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64 pages


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Publication date

1st September 2008



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