4u2read - Shona, Word Detective

Paperback

A warm and charming tale of diversity, language, and the shared cultures that make-up modern life. Featuring the same wonderful characters from 2014’s All Sorts to Make a World and 2016’s Going Batty.

Shona has always loved words. She even has her very own strange word thesaurus! When her and her classmates learn that some languages are dying out, Miss Bates tasks them with becoming top-class word detectives, proving to themselves and their families that there are many beautiful languages still thriving, even within their own classroom. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 7+

RRP: £7.99

ISBN

978-1-78112-786-5

Publication Date

19-03-2018

Format

Paperback

Pages

64 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Product Description

A warm and charming tale of diversity, language, and the shared cultures that make-up modern life. Featuring the same wonderful characters from 2014’s All Sorts to Make a World and 2016’s Going Batty.

Shona has always loved words. She even has her very own strange word thesaurus! When her and her classmates learn that some languages are dying out, Miss Bates tasks them with becoming top-class word detectives, proving to themselves and their families that there are many beautiful languages still thriving, even within their own classroom. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 7+

Author

John Agard, Illustrated by Michael Broad

John Agard is an acclaimed poet, playwright and author. He grew up in British Guiana (now Guyana) and says his love of words began with cricket commentary on the radio. His accolades include the Paul Hamlyn Award for Poetry, the Cholmondeley Award and the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry. He now lives in East Sussex.