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Staying Alive by John Townsend
  

Staying Alive

Written by John Townsend
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Part of the Reading Stars Series

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Synopsis

Staying Alive by John Townsend

How do animals survive when there is very little water? Find out how scorpions, camels and even kangaroo rats survive in harsh deserts. Staying Alive is a book-banded reading book for developing readers, carefully levelled at Gold Book Band for guided reading. Illustrated throughout with beautiful photographs, this 520-word non-fiction book is suitable for ages 7 - 8. Staying Alive features a longer, more demanding text with extended vobulary and sentence structures. It has wider vocabulary and terminology and the story-line is sustained for longer. More than one point of view is expressed and illustrations no longer support the text. Staying Alive is part of Ransom Reading Stars, a structured programme for children learning to read. The series has fifteen levels: four phonics levels and eleven book band levels (Pink through to Lime).

About the Author

John Townsend

After years of teaching in secondary schools, John Townsend realised that boys were crying out for cool, quick reads – so he decided to write them! He has now written over 100 books! He is in huge demand as a guest speaker – whether at schools, writers’ groups or libraries. His other books for Barrington Stoke include Deadline and Firebomb. He lives in Suckley, Worcester.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
16 pages

Author

John Townsend
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Author's Website

www.johntownsend.co.uk/

Publisher

Ransom Publishing

Publication date

17th March 2015

ISBN

9781781278383


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