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Deadly Letter

Written by Mary Hoffman

Illustrated by Sophie Burrows

Key Stage 2 General Fiction

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Interest Age 7-12  Reading Age 7+  Prity is newly arrived in England and new to her school in Tottenham. She has learnt English at school in India but, even though she speaks the same language as her classmates, she can’t always understand enough to join in the games! Everything is so different. All Prity wants is for someone to explain things to her! Gradually, and helped by her class mates, spirited Prity soon learns to fit in and to have fun. And just when she’s settled – the family are about to move again! Best-selling Mary Hoffman, author of Amazing Grace, brings the experience of a newcomer in the classroom vividly to life.

Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

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Deadly Letter Synopsis

Prity is fed up of England. It's cold, wet and she doesn't understand any of the rules for Deadly Letter, the most popular playground game. The other kids aren't exactly welcoming either, but Prity is determined to make a place for herself in this strange new place.

Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

Book Information

ISBN: 9781781123683
Publication date: 15th July 2014
Author: Mary Hoffman
Illustrator: Sophie Burrows
Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 64 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 2
Topics: General Fiction

About Mary Hoffman

Mary Hoffman has written over 100 books for children. Amazing Grace, commended for the Kate Greenaway medal, and its sequels has sold over 1.5 million copies. As well as the successful Stravaganza sequence of teenage novels, translated into over thirty languages, The Great Big Books series of information books for younger readers, illustrated by Ros Asquith has done very well. The first, The Great Big Book of Families, won the inaugural SLA Information Book Award in the under 7s category. Mary loves to write historical fiction and her books for Bloomsbury - The Falconer’s Knot, Troubadour and David - have ...

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