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Sam Gayton - Author

About the Author

Sam Gayton lives in Margate. In 2009 he completed the Writing for Young People MA at Bath Spa University and not long after published his first book, The Snow Merchant. He loves American novels, Italian food and the English countryside. When he's not writing, he likes playing old board games, strumming his guitar and joining as many rock bands as possible (currently at seven).

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Other books by Sam Gayton

Hero Academy: Oxford Level 12, Lime+ Book Band: Villain Academy

Hero Academy: Oxford Level 12, Lime+ Book Band: Villain Academy

Author: Sam Gayton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2018

Project X Hero Academy is a fully decodable and finely levelled reading series set in a school for superheroes, designed to captivate and motivate all young readers and turn them into reading superheroes. Villain Academy is in Lime+ Book Band, Oxford Level 12. In this story, the Head uncovers a future plot to overtake Hero Academy, and its up to Ben to travel into the future to save them all! Each book can be used for independent reading, but also contains inside cover notes that include help on developing vocabulary and prompt questions that can be used for guided reading and one-to-one sessions. Full guided reading notes are provided in the corresponding handbook. There are also a range of follow-up activities to support reading for pleasure.

Hero Academy: Oxford Level 11, Lime Book Band: Robo-hop

Hero Academy: Oxford Level 11, Lime Book Band: Robo-hop

Author: Sam Gayton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2018

Project X Hero Academy is a fully decodable and finely levelled reading series set in a school for superheroes, designed to captivate and motivate all young readers and turn them into reading superheroes. Robo-hop is in Lime Book Band, Oxford Level 11. In this story, the heroes are at Lexis City Parade, where they bump into Ray Ranter, arch-enemy of Hero Academy, and Robo-hop, his giant, robotic rabbit. What is Ranter planning? The heroes are about to find out! Each book can be used for independent reading, but also contains inside cover notes that include help on developing vocabulary and prompt questions that can be used for guided reading and one-to-one sessions. Full guided reading notes are provided in the corresponding handbook. There are also a range of follow-up activities to support reading for pleasure.

The Snow Merchant

The Snow Merchant

Author: Sam Gayton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2012

Lettie Peppercorn lives in a house on stilts near the wind-swept coast of Albion. Nothing incredible has ever happened to her, until one winter's night. The night the Snow Merchant comes. He claims to be an alchemist - the greatest that ever lived - and in a mahogany suitcase, he carries his newest invention. It is an invention that will change Lettie's life - and the world - forever. It is an invention called snow.

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