The Emperor's New Clones by Jonathan Emmett


The Emperor's New Clones by Jonathan Emmett

A brilliantly funny first chapter book featuring a winning combination of space, sci-fi and sport! Perfect for children learning to read. Nine-year-old Robbie Remus has just become Emperor of the Galaxy. But all he really wants to do is play blasterball! He finds all of his official duties very boring indeed. If only there was someone else to do them for him. But then Robbie meets Professor Parton. The Professor has just invented a cloning machine, which gives Rodney an excellent idea...The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 3 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for fluent readers who are beginning to read exciting, challenging stories independently. It features: varied sentences; detailed illustrations to enjoy; chapters; interesting characters and themes; a rich range of vocabulary; and, more complex storylines to stretch confident readers. All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading Book band: Lime.

About the Author

Jonathan Emmett

Jonathan was born in Leicestershire in 1965, the son of a rig fitter and a primary school teacher. It was while he was at college, studying architecture, that he first developed his skills as a writer and illustrator, creating detailed illustrations to accompany poems and lyrics that he had written. After leaving college, he worked as an architect for several years, before pursuing a full-time career in children’s books.

In addition to writing picture books such as Bringing Down the Moon, Someone Bigger and Pigs Might Fly, Jonathan also writes and paper-engineers pop-up books.
He lives in Nottingham with his wife Rachel, and his children, Max and Laura. His hobbies include walking, reading, furniture design and tinkering with his website

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48 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

7th April 2016



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