You Wouldn't Want to be A Mammoth Hunter by John Malam, David Antram


You Wouldn't Want to be A Mammoth Hunter by John Malam, David Antram

Get ready...finding food and shelter in the ice age is not easy. You must be ready to trek for miles in search of prey, and that's the easy part: then you have to catch a mammoth! The humorous cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative approach encourage readers to get emotionally involved with the characters and to follow the story of the mammoth hunters living in the Ice Age. Informative captions, a comprehensive glossary and an index make this title an ideal and fun introduction to the conventions of non-fiction texts. It is an ideal text for Key Stage 2 shared and guided reading and helps achieve the goals of the Scottish Standard Curriculum 5-14.

About the Author

John Malam attended the University of Birmingham before working in publishing. He is now a writer and editor with over 20 years experience in producing books for children. He lives in Cheshire with his family. David Antram was born in Brighton, England, in 1958. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and then worked in advertising for 15 years before becoming a full-time illustrator. He has since illustrated well over 100 titles, mainly for children and young adults, including around 60 in the bestselling 'You Wouldn't Want to Be' series.

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40 pages


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Publication date

10th March 2016



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