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Christopher Edge - Author

About the Author

Christopher Edge is an writer, freelance publisher and education consultant as well as an accomplished author of children's books.

Christopher grew up in Manchester where he spent most of his childhood in the local library dreaming up stories, but now lives in Gloucestershire where he spends most of his time in the local library dreaming up stories. Before becoming a writer, he worked as an English teacher, editor and publisher – any job that let him keep a book close to hand. When not writing, he also works as a freelance publisher and education consultant and has written publications about encouraging children to read.
 

 

 

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Fiction To 14 Student Book

Fiction To 14 Student Book

Author: Christopher Edge Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2017

Written by trusted author Christopher Edge to support the latest Key Stage 3 requirements, the Fiction to 14 Student Book offers motivational reading and writing skills development based around the study of fiction texts. It includes a wide range of source texts from 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, ensuring ideal preparation for GCSE. Offering thematic, self-contained units of work, Fiction to 14 is the ideal resource for students to explore fiction in the classroom.

The Jamie Drake Equation

The Jamie Drake Equation

Author: Christopher Edge Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/03/2017

How amazing would it be to have a dad who's an astronaut? Rocket launches, zero gravity, and flying through space like a superhero! Jamie Drake's dad is orbiting the Earth in the International Space Station and Jamie ought to think it's cool but he just really misses him... Hanging out at his local observatory, Jamie picks up a strange signal on his phone. It looks like alien life is getting closer to home. But space is a dangerous place and when his dad's mission goes wrong, can Jamie prove that he's a hero too? A cosmic adventure for anyone who's ever looked at the stars, from the author of The Many Worlds of Albie Bright. Cover illustration by Matt Saunders.

Rollercoasters: 20th- and 21st-Century Fiction and Non-fiction

Rollercoasters: 20th- and 21st-Century Fiction and Non-fiction

Author: Christopher Edge Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 24/11/2016

This collection captures the full range of writing from the 20th and 21st centuries, with fiction, non-fiction and literary non-fiction organised into themes that help you to explore the events, the people and their views on different aspects of life across this time period. The collection includes extracts from novels and short stories by authors such as George Orwell, Andrea Levy and D. H Lawrence, and an array of non-fiction and literary non-fiction sources including newspaper and magazine articles, autobiographies and memoirs, travel writing, letters, essays, diaries and accounts, making it ideal preparation for GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature requirements and the perfect companion to the 19th-Century Fiction and Non-fiction collection.

19th-Century Short Stories

19th-Century Short Stories

Author: Christopher Edge Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 30/06/2016

This collection of short stories is ideal for use with all 11-16 students to help prepare them for GCSE English Language and English Literature. Organised by genre and featuring a variety of short stories from a range of authors, together with supportive contextual information, this collection demonstrates the richness and quality in 19th century short story writing.

Rollercoasters: Charles Dickens Collection

Rollercoasters: Charles Dickens Collection

Author: Christopher Edge Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 23/06/2016

This unique collection offers the reader a fascinating insight into the life and work of Charles Dickens. Covering the full range of his prolific writing, this invaluable collection also features biographical and historical background to help the reader's understanding of the man, his writing and the society in which he lived. The collection includes short stories and extracts from novels as well as non-fiction pieces all with contextual information, making the collection ideal for both an author study and for early preparation for the requirements of GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature.

Black Crow Conspiracy

Black Crow Conspiracy

Author: Christopher Edge Illustrator: 0 Format: eBook Release Date: 01/03/2016

Penelope Tredwell needs a sensational new story or her magazine, the Penny Dreadful, will go under. So when a mysterious letter arrives, confessing to the impossible crime of stealing the Crown Jewels, Penelope thinks she has found a plot to enthrall her readers. But Penelope begins to suspect the mastermind behind the letter could be real. Can she solve the mystery and keep the true identity of Montgomery Flinch a secret?

Rollercoasters: 19th-Century Fiction and Non-Fiction

Rollercoasters: 19th-Century Fiction and Non-Fiction

Author: Christopher Edge Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 25/06/2015

This Rollercoaster collection of 19th century fiction, non-fiction and literary non-fiction texts and extracts aims to motivate students and aid their understanding of the sorts of texts written in the 19th century. Providing engaging, interesting and diverse texts, clustered around motivational and historically relevant themes, this collection is ideal for use with all KS3 and KS4 students in helping to prepare students for GCSE English Language and Literature requirements.

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