EDGE: I HERO: Strike Force by Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow
  

EDGE: I HERO: Strike Force

Written by Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow
Illustrated by Sonia Leong
Part of the EDGE: I HERO Series

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Synopsis

EDGE: I HERO: Strike Force by Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow

-----You are part of a Special Operations team and work on the toughest missions. A president's granddaughter is in danger. Can you find a way to save her? Or will you choose another path? You are the hero of this book. Only you can decide your own destiny...This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books children want to read, and books children can read.

Reviews

As soon as one I Hero book reappears in the library it is snapped up within the hour. * G Trueman, Bath * 'A new interactive adventure series designed to encourage reluctant readers using carefully selected vocabulary and short paragraphs. Readers take the role of the hero and can decide their own destiny. With all the usual appeal of Barlow and Skidmore, this series is sure to be a big hit.' * Back to School Bookseller *

About the Author

Steve Barlow was born in Britain (in Crewe, in the county of Cheshire). He went to Brierley Street School, which was like Bash Street only not as sophisticated, then to Crewe County Grammar School for Boys (and what kind of school feels the need, in its name, to remind its pupils what gender they are? Hmmm?). He went on to study at Warwick University and Nottingham University, and worked at various times as a teacher, actor, stage manager and puppeteer. Then he went to teach in Botswana, where a valid excuse for students not handing in their homework was \'A goat ate it, sir!\'. On his return to the UK he met Steve Skidmore, and the rest is hysteria. Steve Skidmore is shorter than Steve Barlow and less hairy. He was born in Birstall near Leicester in England. After managing to pass some exams at school, he went on to Nottingham University to supposedly read English, but spent most of his time playing sport and doing a variety of summer jobs including counting pastry pie lids (yes, really). He trained as a teacher of Drama, English and Film studies, before teaming up with Steve Barlow to become a full time author. He lives in Leicester and is a great rugby fan (he supports Leicester Tigers - \'Come on you Tiiiiigeeeers!\').

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages

Author

Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow
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Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

10th April 2009

ISBN

9780749690366


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