On a trip to a museum, Charlie suddenly finds herself transported back in time to an Aztec village! She's arrived on the day of an annual sports contest - all the boys in the village will compete in a game of Ulama. Charlie loves sports and thinks that girls should be allowed to play too, so she enters the contest in disguise! Can she win and can she figure out a way home? Charlie and the Aztecs is a brilliant time travel adventure!
Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks is an emotionally-engaging fiction series that will fire children's imaginations. These 36 original stories will get children thinking, and develop and deepen their comprehension skills. The variety of authors and illustration styles broadens children's reading experience, with something to appeal to every child.
All the books in the series are carefully levelled, so it's easy to match every child to the right book for them. They also contain inside cover notes, to enable parents and teachers to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development is also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk.
This is Book 6 in the Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks Series. See all Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks books here.
Tom Jamieson moved to London from Australia in 1990 where he decided to try his hand at writing for radio. Luckily the BBC liked his work and he's been writing for shows such as The News Quiz and other topical sketch shows since 1995. Tom also writes for television programmes such as Dead Ringers, and his main job since...More about Tom Jamieson
Clare Elsom is a freelance illustrator. She has illustrated the picture book The Last Chocolate Chip Cookie by Jamie Rix and is the illustrator of the exciting cycling series Flying Fergus written by Olympic cycling champion Sir Chris Hoy (with some help from Joanna Nadin) and the Maisie Mae series for Little Brown Books (written by Poppy Harper)....More about Clare Elsom