Dockside Extras: What Could be Worse? (Stage 6, Book 1) by John Townsend

Dockside Extras: What Could be Worse? (Stage 6, Book 1)

Written by John Townsend
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Part of the Dockside Extras Series


Dockside Extras: What Could be Worse? (Stage 6, Book 1) by John Townsend

Dockside, the award-winning reading intervention programme, is specifically designed for older children who are struggling with their reading, or for children learning English as an additional language. It provides an opportunity for children to practise their reading skills at a suitable level with age-appropriate storylines. A handy breakdown of key words is included as well as question prompts to encourage discussion. The series is set in an everyday world featuring a range of strong characters and stories to which children can relate, and enjoy, providing a unique approach to reading intervention.

About the Author

John Townsend

John Townsend worked as a Secondary School teacher before becoming a full time writer of children's books and a writer-in-residence in a primary school tree-house. He specialises in fun, exciting information books for reluctant readers, as well as fast-paced fiction, reading schemes and 'fiction with facts' books. He visits schools around the country to encourage excitement in all aspects of reading and writing. He has recently written 12 plays based on Salariya's You Wouldn't Want To Be series that will be uploaded to the company's new website for use in classrooms.

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Publication date

10th October 2013



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