Making new friends is hard, especially at a new school in a new town. Instead of sitting alone at break time, Jake wishes he could be up in the sky, in the cockpit of one of the old planes he loves. Then he meets someone who actually knows what that's like - who has actually flown a Spitfire - and suddenly Jake's days don't seem quite so empty. Is there blue sky up ahead?
Reflect is a series of emotionally powerful books with realistic settings, carefully crafted to promote thoughtful discussions and develop higher-level reading comprehension. Written by top childrens authors and developed with Literacy expert and Series Editor Nikki Gamble, these are books you can trust to engage, entertain and support childrens personal development.
The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to stories with the right depth and complexity for them, and helping them to progress. Each book contains inside cover notes to help children deepen their understanding and support their reading comprehension. Teaching notes on Oxford Owl offer cross-curricular links to relationships education and support literacy skills.
This is Book 5 in the Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Reflect Series. See all Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Reflect books here.
Fire Girl and Fire Witch author Matt Ralphs has always been fascinated by witches, ghosts and anything that sent a shiver down his spine - and as a child was convinced that his Suffolk home was haunted. His favourite childhood book was Enid Blyton's The Enchanted Wood as it was magical, mysterious and a little bit weird - and his goal as an author is to creaMore about Matt Ralphs