Early Reader: Albert and the Garden of Doom by Phil Earle
  

Early Reader: Albert and the Garden of Doom

Written by Phil Earle
Illustrated by Jamie Littler
Part of the Early Reader Series

Synopsis

Early Reader: Albert and the Garden of Doom by Phil Earle

Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Albert LOVES football. But he HATES the Garden of Doom next door. He's always kicking his footballs into it, and he can't go and get them back - Mr Creaky lives next door, and Albert is terrified of him. But when he kicks his friend Errol's ball into the Garden of Doom, Albert knows that he has to be brave. Could there be more to Mr Creaky than meets the eye? Could he be a jewel thief? A wizard? A secret agent?Albert doesn't know... but he's about to find out!The first Early Reader story from a talented and unique voice in children's fiction. Phil Earle is a CARNEGIE MEDAL shortlisted author whose hard-hitting YA novels have been widely acclaimed.

Reviews

A brilliant book and we all loved it -- Craig and Amy Douglas, aged 6 and 4 * What's Good to Do * [A] thought-provoking story with some scary moments and many amusing ones. Large print and lots of pictures make this a perfect step from picture books to novels * Primary Times * Neatly constructed and perfectly pitched for new readers, this is just right for encouraging young football fans to pick up a story * The Best New Children's Books 2015 *

About the Author

Phil Earle

Phil Earle was born and raised in Hull. His first job was as a care worker in a children’s home. Phil then chose the more sedate lifestyle of a bookseller, and now works in children’s publishing – when he’s not writing his own children’s books, which have received critical acclaim and been nominated for numerous awards, including a longlisting for the Carnegie Medal. Phil lives in Hebden Bridge.

Author photo credit David Owens

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages

Author

Phil Earle
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Author's Website

www.philearle.com

Publisher

Orion Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

2nd April 2015

ISBN

9781444013580


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