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Selim-Hassan the Seventh and the Wall Band 17/Diamond Vivian French, Tim Stevens, Collins Big Cat

Collins
Undefined 56 pages

ISBN:
9780007231034
Size:
210 x 148 x 4mm
Published:
1st Sep 2008
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Series:
Collins Big Cat
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Overview

In Selim-Hassan the Seventh, a teenager is determined not to follow in his father's footsteps (but his great-great-great-great grandfather has other ideas). In The Wall, a young nomadic girl is determined to return her grandmother to the land of her birth, across the Great Wall of China.* Diamond/Band 17 books offer more complex, underlying themes to give opportunities for children to understand causes and points of view.* Two alternative career paths for Selim-Hasan on pages 54 and 55 help children to discuss the options that Selim-hassan had and the decisions he made.* Text type: Two stories from other cultures* Curriculum links: Geography: Passport to the world; Citizenship: Living in a diverse world.* This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader

Author

Vivian French worked in children's theatre for ten years before she established herself as a storyteller. In 1988 she began to write for children and has had over 40 books published since them, including her Morris books and two Sleepovers, and the 3rd Century story in Centuries of Stories for Collins.She has travelled from Orkney to Oklahoma talking about children's books; is a visiting lecturer at the University of the West of England and reviews for the Guardian.

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