Wacky Sports by Anne Rooney


Wacky Sports by Anne Rooney

Do you know you can go kayaking in a pumpkin? Or chase a cheese downhill? What about underwater cycling or ironing on top of a mountain? No? Then find out in Wacky Sports - filled with facts about some of the craziest sports on Earth. Slipstream is a new generation of reading resources specifically designed for struggling and reluctant readers. Through exciting and carefully levelled texts, Slipstream enables readers to accelerate their reading experience. 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

Anne Rooney

Anne studied English at Cambridge and began writing fiction and non fiction for children for early years to teens ten years ago. She was longlisted for ther Aventis Science Prize in 2004. Anne lives in Cambridge.

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24 pages


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Publication date

11th September 2014



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