The Itch Factor by Paul Shipton


The Itch Factor by Paul Shipton

This title is part of Phonics Bug - the first Phonics programme to bring together research-based teaching methods with 100% decodable books, CBeebies video, and an online reading world to give today's children a firm, fun foundation in Phonics. In this book for Phonics Phase 5: There is a competition at the castle. Will Mitch and Stitch have the 'Itch Factor'? This book includes the following words: first, second, third. This title was originally published as part of Rigby Star Phonics.

About the Author

Paul Shipton is an exciting new voice in children's fiction. His debut novel Bug Muldoon and the Garden of Fear was an hilarious homage to the hard-boiled fiction of Raymond Chandler et al, relocated to the "backyard jungle".

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16 pages


Paul Shipton
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Publication date

2nd August 2010



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