Endorsed for reading by Cambridge Assessment International Education, Cambridge Reading Adventures is our international primary reading scheme. An ideal way to add to your reading collection, our Band Packs include every title within your chosen level. Explore the range of exciting fiction and non-fiction at Turquoise Band including Motorcycles, Little Fennec Fox and Jerboa, How Chocolate is Made and Sinbad Goes to Sea. Turquoise Band books include extended descriptions of places and people with literary phrases and expressions that provide new challenges. Vocabulary is often less common and requires the reader to use knowledge of spelling patterns. Non-fiction texts use maps, charts and diagrams to present information. Learners are encouraged to navigate information in glossaries and indexes.
This is Book 164 in the Cambridge Reading Adventures Series. See all Cambridge Reading Adventures books here.
Jim Carrington's first novel, Inside My Head, was nominated for the Carnegie Medal, the UKLA Book Award and the Branford Boase Award. BOY 23 is his fourth novel. Jim lives with his young family in southwest London.More about Jim Carrington
Ian Whybrow's many popular successes range from picture books to novels for older children. Best known for his original humour, he has a brilliant ear for voices, and takes pride in the fact that his work reads aloud very well. 'I loved being read to as a child,' he says. 'And I loved the sense that my parents were enjoying it too. For me, that's the acMore about Ian Whybrow
Peter Millett was born in New Zealand. He was first published aged nine when one of his humorous poems appeared in the national press. He has since gone on to publish a great many children's books in New Zealand, including picture books and educational books. He has a passion for zany English humour and Spike Milligan is one of his all-time heroes. He livesMore about Peter Millett
Jonathan Emmett Biography
Jonathan Emmett worked as an architect before becoming a children’s author. As well as writing picture books such as Bringing Down the Moon, Someone Bigger and The Princess and the Pig, Jonathan also writes and paper-engineers pop-up books. His books have been translated into over thirty different languages and have won se
Claire Llewellyn is an experienced children's author. She lives and works in Hertford. Her previous books for Watts include the What's for Lunch series.More about Claire Llewellyn
Collins UK is a leading information-led publisher of illustrated and narrative nonfiction.More about Juanbjuan Oliver