Don't Try This at Home Fantastic Feats by David Orme


Don't Try This at Home Fantastic Feats by David Orme

Fantastic Feats looks at great things never to try at home. Could you: Climb Mount Everest? Walk through fire? Eat 8 kilos of cow's brains in fifteen minutes? Fly a toilet? Eat an entire aeroplane? Thought not. But find out about those who can. The fiction story 'Feat of Endurance' shows how tough it gets when reality TV goes mad. Don't Try This At Home: Fantastic Feats is part of the Trailblazers series, published by Ransom Publishing. It is ideal for older children and young adults with a reading age of 5 - 8. The books are suitable for general reading or as part of a more structured reading programme. Each book is on a strong, popular topic, with a colourful, attractive layout, combining fact and fiction. Each book has a non fiction and a fiction section. The fiction story appears in two formats - one with simple texts for poor readers; the facing pages contain an illustrated speech bubble version of the same story, for those who are just starting to learn to read. These two levels of entry give access points for children and young adults with different reading ages. The vocabulary of each book is carefully limited, with simple sentences to reinforce reading skills, which make the books suitable for even the poorest readers.

About the Author

David Orme was a teacher for 18 years before he became a full time writer. When he is not writing books he travels around the country, giving performances, running writing workshops and running courses. David has written over 200 books including poetry collections and anthologies, fiction and non-fiction, and school text books.

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36 pages
Interest Age: 6 - 8


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Publication date

4th August 2008



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