My Name is Colen by Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow
  

My Name is Colen

Written by Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow
Illustrated by Sophie Escabasse
Part of the Edge: Slipstream Short Fiction Level 2 Series

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Synopsis

My Name is Colen by Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow

Colen is not your usual kid next door. When Becca tries to make friends, she realises that all is definitely not well. Why does he never go out? Why is his uncle so strict? And why do Colen and his uncle look so similar? This book is part of Slipstream LEVEL 2. The 350-word text is levelled for readers with a reading age of 7-9, but its engaging content makes it perfect for a wide range of older readers too. All texts are levelled by reading experts Dee Reid and Diana Bentley.

About the Author

Steve Skidmore writes with Steve Barlow. Together they are Britain's most popular comedy writing and performing double act for young people. Not surprisingly, they are known as The 2 Steves! The 2 Steves met over twenty years ago when they were both teaching in Nottingham. Since then they have written over 160 books together. They have also acted as series editors on numerous reading programmes for several major publishing houses. The 2 Steves are in great demand for author visits to schools, colleges and libraries across the world. They also undertake INSET events and make regular appearances at Literary Festivals. Steve Skidmore is shorter than Steve Barlow and less hairy. He was born in Birstall near Leicester in England. After managing to pass some exams at school, he went on to Nottingham University to supposedly read English, but spent most of his time playing sport and doing a variety of summer jobs including counting pastry pie lids (yes, really). He trained as a teacher of Drama, English and Film studies, before teaming up with Steve Barlow to become a full time author. He lives in Leicester and is a great rugby fan (he supports Leicester Tigers - Come on you Tiiiiigeeeers! ).

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow
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Author's Website

www.the2steves.net

Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

29th May 2014

ISBN

9781445130705


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