Extreme Sports by David Orme

Extreme Sports

Written by David Orme
Illustrated by
Part of the Trailblazers Series


Extreme Sports by David Orme

Dirt bike racing, bungee jumping, paragliding, skateboarding. Cheese rolling, extreme ironing and going over the Niagra Falls in a barrel (yes, really!). There are all kinds of crazy and not-so-crazy extreme sports. Here's your chance to get the facts. It's OK doing extreme sports when you want to, but what about when you have to - to survive? Read the story 'The Climb' and find out. This fantastic book features an exciting combination of both fiction and non-fiction. The non-fiction section enables readers to engage with the subject matter, using dramatic illustrations and bite-sized texts. The beautifully illustrated fiction story appears in two formats - short, simple texts for more able readers and an illustrated 'speech bubble' version of the same story, for those who are really struggling. Part of the Trailblazers series, this book is brilliant for keeping reluctant readers engaged.

About the Author

David Orme has written over 200 books including poetry collections, fiction, non-fiction, and school text books. When he is not writing books he travels around the country giving readings, and running writing workshops and courses.

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Book Info


36 pages


David Orme
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Ransom Publishing

Publication date

1st October 2006



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