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Toad Attack!

Written by Patrice Lawrence

Illustrated by Becka Moor

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Entertaining amphibian adventure that is toadally cool

April 2019 Book of the Month | Interest Age 8+ Reading Age 8

It’s hard to resist any book that starts with toads dropping from the sky and that’s just one of the delights of this story.  The toads provide the backdrop to a thoroughly enjoyable tale of friendship, inter-school horticultural rivalry and the fall and rise of an umbrella emporium.  Patrice Lawrence makes sure the storylines leap along nicely and her central characters Leo and Rosa feel like old friends even by chapter two.  Becka Moor’s illustrations – of toads and human characters alike – are more than lively enough to match the narrative. A fun, original adventure that will keep everyone hoppy.

Andrea Reece

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Barrington Stoke is the foremost publisher of dyslexia friendly books and those for reluctant readers.  Here on Lovereading4kids we are constantly selecting new titles and refreshing our special dyslexia friendly category.

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Toad Attack! Synopsis

After a toad lands on his head as he leaves his house one morning, Leo is determined to find out where it has come from and why. Together with his friend Rosa, he needs to come up with some answers before the angry residents of Upper Dab take matters into their own hands and the toads become toast! A brilliantly quirky comedy caper with a diverse and inclusive cast of characters.

Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+

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ISBN: 9781781128442
Publication date: 15/03/2019
Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781781128442
Publication date: 15th March 2019
Author: Patrice Lawrence
Illustrator: Becka Moor
Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 80 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Recommendations: Books of the Month, Super-readable Dyslexia-friendly

About Patrice Lawrence

A World Book Day Author 2019 Patrice Lawrence was born in Brighton and brought up in an Italian-Trinidadian household in Mid Sussex. She found her way to east London in the '90s and lives there with a partner, a teenager and a cat called Stormageddon. She has been writing for as long as she has been reading and her first novel, Orangeboy, has been shortlisted for the Costa Book Award, nominated for the Carnegie Award and shortlisted for the Leeds and North East Book Awards. She loves crime fiction, sci-fi and trying to grow things. Her ideal mixtape includes drum ...

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