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Pirate! Band 15/Emerald

Written by Susan Gates

Illustrated by Maddy McClellan

Part of the Collins Big Cat Series

Pirate! Band 15/Emerald Synopsis

It's Cal and Annie's first day at their new school. Cal is terrified that his little sister is going to tell the other children at school the family secret - that their dad is a pirate. All goes well to begin with, but as the day progresses, the news soon gets out! * Emerald/Band 15 books provide a widening range of genres including science fiction and biography, prompting more ways to respond to texts. * Text type - A story with a familiar setting. * The excitement chart on pages 46 and 47 can be used to support an oral recount of the events of the story. * Curriculum links - PSHE: Healthy lifestyles (emotional health). * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780007230952
Publication date: 4th January 2007
Author: Susan Gates
Illustrator: Maddy McClellan
Publisher: Collins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 48 pages

About Susan Gates

Susan Gates was born in Grimsby. As a youngster she read lots of science fiction and American literature and then studied it at university. Before she became a writer she spent ten years in schools in Africa and England, in technical colleges and on literacy schemes. She has three children and lives in County Durham.

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