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Interest Teen Reading Age 8+. Powerfully told, The First Hunter captures the harsh world of early hunters who survive by stealing the meat that the big cats kill. But can they develop a skill of their own which will enable them to hunt like the cats rather than steal like the jackals? How the group must learn from Wid, the simplest of them all, who comes up with the idea is touchingly told. Struggling and reluctant readers of 14+ will appreciate the shortness of this book and reduced words on the page.
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Primal, prehistoric drama fraught with tension and danger from a Carnegie Medal winning author. Now available in a new edition with artwork.
Tan and his family are scavengers, living like jackals, stealing from the kills of lions and other big cats to survive. It's no life at all. Then Wid, the simplest of them all, comes up with a daring proposal...
Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+
|Publication date:||15th November 2016|
|Publisher:||Barrington Stoke Ltd|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 9+ readers|
Robert E. "Bob" Swindells (born 20 March 1939) is an author of children's and young adult literature. Born in Bradford, the first of five children, Swindells worked for a local newspaper after leaving school aged 15. He served with the Royal Air Force and held various jobs before training as a teacher. His first novel, When Darkness Comes (1973), was written as his thesis while in training. Swindells combined writing with teaching until 1980 when he took up writing full-time. He first won the Children's Book Award with Brother in the Land (1985), a novel set in a post-apocalyptic world. Swindells was a supporter of the ...More About Robert Swindells
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