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Steve Skidmore - Author

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Books by Steve Skidmore

EDGE: Galaxy Warriors: Web World

EDGE: Galaxy Warriors: Web World

Author: Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/09/2019

Join the intrepid Galaxy Warriors Jet, Tip and Boo Hoo on their quest to save the universe from destructive baddies Lord and Lady Evil and Dr Y. In Web World, the goodies intercept a distress signal and race to the rescue. Then some 8-legged fiends appear ... Tip and Jet realise it's a trap! From the authors of I HERO, these new intergalactic adventures combine graphic novel and prose, perfectly pitched to engage both older reluctant readers and younger, confident readers. Each title is book banded and is printed using a dyslexia-friendly font on an off-white background. This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books kids can't put down.

EDGE: Galaxy Warriors: Robot Rampage

EDGE: Galaxy Warriors: Robot Rampage

Author: Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/09/2019

Join the intrepid Galaxy Warriors Jet, Tip and Boo Hoo on their quest to save the universe from destructive baddies Lord and Lady Evil and Dr Y. In Robot Rampage, when Boo Hoo malfunctions, Jet and Tip get a replacement robot, Tee Hee. But this robot has been programmed to destroy Jet and Tip! From the authors of I HERO, these new intergalactic adventures combine graphic novel and prose, perfectly pitched to engage both older reluctant readers and younger, confident readers. Each title is book banded and is printed using a dyslexia-friendly font on an off-white background. This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books kids can't put down.

EDGE: I HERO: Monster Hunter: Werewolf

EDGE: I HERO: Monster Hunter: Werewolf

Author: Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/12/2018

Take on the role of the Monster Hunter in this fully interactive, flick-through-the pages, choose-your-own-destiny adventure story. YOU are the Monster Hunter, protecting the world from creatures in the shadows. Werewolves are running wild in Russia. You're sent into the snow to stop them in their tracks... Written by the award-winning duo Steve Barlow and Steve Skidmore Age appropriate for 8+. Also suitable for reluctant readers and less confident older readers. Printed using a font approved by the British Dyslexia Association.

EDGE: I HERO: Monster Hunter: Mutant

EDGE: I HERO: Monster Hunter: Mutant

Author: Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/12/2018

Take on the role of the Monster Hunter in this fully interactive, flick-through-the pages, choose-your-own-destiny adventure story. YOU are an agent of G.H.O.S.T. - protecting the world from creatures in the shadows. Dr Omega is creating mutant humans - turning them into monsters. Your mission is to stop her experiments. Written by the award-winning duo Steve Barlow and Steve Skidmore Age appropriate for 8+. Also suitable for reluctant readers and less confident older readers. Printed using a font approved by the British Dyslexia Association.

EDGE: I HERO: Monster Hunter: Vampire

EDGE: I HERO: Monster Hunter: Vampire

Author: Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/10/2018

Take on the role of the Monster Hunter in this fully interactive, flick-through-the pages, choose-your-own-destiny adventure story. YOU are the Monster Hunter, protector of the living, and curse of the undead. Vampires have snatched a group of tourists. You are sent on a mission to find them and stop the vampires... Written by the award-winning duo Steve Barlow and Steve Skidmore Age appropriate for 8+. Also suitable for reluctant readers and less confident older readers. Printed using a font approved by the British Dyslexia Association.

EDGE: I HERO: Monster Hunter: Ghost

EDGE: I HERO: Monster Hunter: Ghost

Author: Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/10/2018

Take on the role of the Monster Hunter in this fully interactive, flick-through-the pages, choose-your-own-destiny adventure story. YOU are the Monster Hunter, protector of the living, and curse of the undead. Ghosts are haunting the Tower of London. Have you got what it takes to face the Lady of the White Tower? Written by the award-winning duo Steve Barlow and Steve Skidmore Age appropriate for 8+. Also suitable for reluctant readers and less confident older readers. Printed using a font approved by the British Dyslexia Association.

EDGE: I HERO: Monster Hunter: Zombie

EDGE: I HERO: Monster Hunter: Zombie

Author: Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/07/2018

Take on the role of the Monster Hunter in this fully interactive, flick-through-the pages, choose-your-own-destiny adventure story. YOU are the Monster Hunter, protector of the living, and curse of the undead. Zombies are threatening innocent locals and it's time to break open the weapons closet... Written by the award-winning duo Steve Barlow and Steve Skidmore. Age appropriate for 8+. Also suitable for reluctant readers and less confident older readers. Printed using a font approved by the British Dyslexia Association.

EDGE: I HERO: Monster Hunter: Alien

EDGE: I HERO: Monster Hunter: Alien

Author: Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/07/2018

Take on the role of the Monster Hunter in this fully interactive, flick-through-the pages, choose-your-own-destiny adventure story. YOU are the Monster Hunter, protector of the living, and nightmare of the paranormal. Aliens have landed and your specialist services are urgently required... Written by the award-winning duo Steve Barlow and Steve Skidmore Age appropriate for 8+. Also suitable for reluctant readers and less confident older readers. Printed using a font approved by the British Dyslexia Association.

Football Fanatic

Football Fanatic

Author: Steve Skidmore Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/02/2014

It's not easy supporting the bottom team in the football league ... My team, Mudchester United have been drawn against Kingston FC in the FA Cup! Kingston won the Premier League last year. Their team is stuffed full of famous players from all over the world. This will be the biggest game ever in Mudchester's history. Alex Beasley is a football fanatic. He dreams that one day his favourite team will play at Wembley in the FA Cup final. Sadly, this is not likely to happen, because the team he supports is Mudchester United, the worst club in the Football League. Could this season be different? When Mudchester are drawn against a premiership side in the FA Cup, could they turn out to be this year's giant killers? *Help Key Stage 3 students move from Level 3b to Level 3a in reading. *Support comprehension with the funny, age-appropriate illustrations. *Encourage shared and guided reading using the ready-made tasks and discussion points on the activity pages at the back of the book. * Suitable for Key Stage 3 students with a reading age of 9 years.

EDGE: Slipstream Short Fiction Level 1: Wolfhold

EDGE: Slipstream Short Fiction Level 1: Wolfhold

Author: Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/10/2013

Tom wakes up in a strange bed, in a strange house, in a strange place. There are no phones, papers or internet, and no way out... Where is he? And how did he get there? Can the mysterious Megan help him remember and solve the mystery? Slipstream is a new generation of reading resources specifically designed for struggling and reluctant readers. Through exciting and carefully levelled texts, Slipstream enables readers to accelerate their reading experience. This illustrated story is part of Slipstream LEVEL 1. The 300-word text is levelled for readers with a reading age of 5-7, but its engaging content makes it perfect for a wide range of older readers too. All texts are levelled by reading experts Dee Reid and Diana Bentley.

Julia Donaldson Plays White/2A My Dog's Got No Nose BC JD Plays White/2A My Dog's Got No Nose White/2a

Julia Donaldson Plays White/2A My Dog's Got No Nose BC JD Plays White/2A My Dog's Got No Nose White/2a

Author: Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/01/2013

Perfect for enjoying in school or at home, Bug Club is proud to present a new series of plays to get kids reading, sharing and interacting at KS1. Presented by celebrated children's author Julia Donaldson, each play features engaging stories, beautiful artwork and memorable characters that help kids really catch the reading bug by truly involving them in the story!

BC JD Plays Orange/1A At the Vet's

BC JD Plays Orange/1A At the Vet's

Author: Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/01/2013

Perfect for enjoying in school or at home, Bug Club is proud to present a new series of plays to get kids reading, sharing and interacting at KS1. Presented by celebrated children's author Julia Donaldson, each play features engaging stories, beautiful artwork and memorable characters that help kids really catch the reading bug by truly involving them in the story!

BC JD Plays Gold/2B Snow White - The Hex Factor

BC JD Plays Gold/2B Snow White - The Hex Factor

Author: Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/01/2013

Perfect for enjoying in school or at home, Bug Club is proud to present a new series of plays to get kids reading, sharing and interacting at KS1. Presented by celebrated children's author Julia Donaldson, each play features engaging stories, beautiful artwork and memorable characters that help kids really catch the reading bug by truly involving them in the story!

EDGE: I HERO: Quests: Air Blast Tyranno Quest 1

EDGE: I HERO: Quests: Air Blast Tyranno Quest 1

Author: Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2012

Tyranno, the evil Starlord, plans to attack Earth with his alien armies. Your quest is to defeat Tyranno. But first YOU must battle Hurrikano, lord of Airworld, who is preparing the first strike. Use your high-tech DART suit to defeat Hurrikano and capture his Staff of Power before he can use it to invade Earth. You are the hero of this book. Only you can decide your own destiny...

EDGE: I HERO: Alien Raid

EDGE: I HERO: Alien Raid

Author: Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/09/2011

You are a commander in the Galaxy Defence Force. You have fought against many aliens, but now a huge invasion fleet has been spotted! Will you destroy the alien invaders? Or will you choose another path? You are the hero of this book. Only you can decide your own destiny...

EDGE: I HERO: Strike Force

EDGE: I HERO: Strike Force

Author: Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/04/2009

-----You are part of a Special Operations team and work on the toughest missions. A president's granddaughter is in danger. Can you find a way to save her? Or will you choose another path? You are the hero of this book. Only you can decide your own destiny... This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books children want to read, and books children can read.

EDGE: I HERO: Death or Glory

EDGE: I HERO: Death or Glory

Author: Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/10/2007

You are a warrior, part of a tribe at war with the Romans. But what if you are captured -- do you have what it takes to be a gladiator? Or will you choose another path? You are the hero of this book. Only you can decide your own destiny...This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books children want to read, and books children can read.

Viking Blood

Viking Blood

Author: Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/10/2007

You are captain of a Viking trading ship. Your village has been destroyed by raiders. Will you set sail to seek revenge? Or will you choose another path? You are the hero of this book. Only you can decide your own destiny... This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books children want to read, and books children can read.

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