Rockets and Spaceships by Karen Wallace
  

Synopsis

Rockets and Spaceships by Karen Wallace

DK Readers will help your child learn to read and encourage a life-long love of reading whilst learning about Rockets and Spaceships. Encourage your child to read. They will learn all about rockets and spacecrafts, how they get into space and how they orbit the earth. DK Readers are part of a five-level highly pictorial reading scheme, with lively illustrations and engaging stories to encourage reading. Level 1 has simple sentences, limited vocabulary, word repetition, picture dictionary boxes and large type - read them together with children who are just beginning to learn and with early or reluctant readers.

About the Author

Karen Wallace

I was born in Canada and grew up in a log cabin in Quebec. My childhood was spent playing in the forests and messing about on the Gatineau River. It was a wonderful wild time and in many ways is the source of all of my writing. Children's writers are an eccentric bunch. Someone once said they never grow up and in many ways, this is probably true in my case.
I write books for children from five to fifteen years old. The ability to recall how you felt and what your world was like at a particular point in your childhood is something that all children's writers share. It's like pushing a rewind switch and going back in time. Many of my natural history books for children, like THINK OF AN EEL, which won awards on both sides of the Atlantic, IMAGINE YOU ARE A TIGER, or I AM A TYRANNOSAURUS REX all reflect my own sense of wonder exploring the woods and the river around me when I was a child. Years later, I wrote about this childhood in my first novel RASPBERRIES ON THE YANGTZE, which was shortlisted for the Guardian Fiction Prize.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 4

Author

Karen Wallace
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Publisher

Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd an imprint of Dorling Kindersley Ltd

Publication date

1st March 2011

ISBN

9781405363181


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