The That's Incredible! collection of texts provides children with the perfect foundation for practising the 10 comprehension strategies in Project X Comprehension Express. There are 9 texts in the collection covering highly-engaging fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Each text is carefully levelled to be accessible to every child - including those just behind age-related expectations.
This collection of texts is part of Project X Comprehension Express. It is a whole-class teaching programme specially built to help children in Years 4-6 (P5-P7) master comprehension and excel in the new National Reading Test. It includes Handbooks, Workbooks, Expert Tip flashcards and an Expert Tip poster. Online teaching resources and best practice films are available on www.oxfordowl.co.uk to ensure its easy implementation.
This is Book 5 in the Project X Comprehension Express Series. See all Project X Comprehension Express books here.
Dr Maureen Lewis is a reading and comprehension expert. Maureen's career in education has included time as a teacher, an advisor, a research fellow in education and a director in the National Strategies. Maureen has worked extensively with teachers to develop practical strategies that really work, and has written many books, articles and classroom materialsMore about Janice Pimm
Tony Bradman writes for children of all ages and reviews children's books for the Daily Telegraph. He is particularly known for his best-selling Dilly the Dinosaur series (Egmont). For Orchard he has written two Red Apples, Aftershock and Hurricane, as well as The Orchard Book of Swords, Sorcerers and Superheroes. He lives in Kent.More about Tony Bradman
Narinder Dhami is a young writer who has already found a strong voice for children's fiction. She has had two novels for a slightly older age group published by Collins, and we are looking forward to establishing her in a younger market on our list. Her first book for Transworld, ANNIE'S GAME, was published in Corgi Yearling in April 1999: 'A teMore about Narinder Dhami
Andy Elkerton is a highly talented illustrator who has now turned his hand at writing. He has illustrated many fabulous readers on the Franklin Watts list. One of his recent titles, I Love this Tree, was shortlisted at the SLA awards.
He lives on the west coast of Scotland with his family.
Joe Lillington was born in London and studied illustration at Falmouth University. He was recently commissioned to illustrate the cover of Stew Magazine, illustrated a short story in AMBIT magazine, and has exhibited at Light Grey Art Lab shows and the Just Us collective show.More about Joe Lillington
Saviour Pirotta is originally from Malta and now lives in Scarborough, Yorkshire, He is the author of nearly one hundred titles, ranging from non-fiction about pirates to short novels, as well as stories for Barbie magazine, Disney and educational materials for the Teletubbies franchise. He is the author of The Orchard Book of First Greek Myths which has beeMore about Freya Hartas