Let's Read! The Santa Trap by Jonathan Emmett
  

Let's Read! The Santa Trap

Written by Jonathan Emmett
Illustrated by Poly Bernatene
Part of the Let's Read Series

Synopsis

Let's Read! The Santa Trap by Jonathan Emmett

The complete story and original illustrations of Jonathan Emmett and Poly Bernatene's picture book, THE SANTA TRAP, have been specially re-designed into a smaller early reader format. Created with expert advice from a literacy consultant, this new version offers children a natural next step on from picture books to support them as they grow in reading confidence.Bradley Bartleby is very bad -- and Santa Claus knows it! So when Bradley empties his stocking on Christmas Day to find nothing but a pair of socks, he hatches a devious plan. With dynamite, trapdoors and a tiger, Santa doesn't stand a chance. Does he?'This is a great series which, by using well-loved stories, will encourage children to become enthusiastic, independent readers.' -- Dr Fiona Maine, Lecturer in Literacy Education, University of Cambridge

About the Author

Jonathan Emmett

Jonathan was born in Leicestershire in 1965, the son of a rig fitter and a primary school teacher. It was while he was at college, studying architecture, that he first developed his skills as a writer and illustrator, creating detailed illustrations to accompany poems and lyrics that he had written. After leaving college, he worked as an architect for several years, before pursuing a full-time career in children’s books.

In addition to writing picture books such as Bringing Down the Moon, Someone Bigger and Pigs Might Fly, Jonathan also writes and paper-engineers pop-up books.
He lives in Nottingham with his wife Rachel, and his children, Max and Laura. His hobbies include walking, reading, furniture design and tinkering with his website www.scribblestreet.co.uk

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 5 to 7 years

Author

Jonathan Emmett
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Author's Website

www.scribblestreet.co.uk/

Publisher

Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

30th July 2014

ISBN

9781447236993


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