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Skulduggery

Written by Tony Robinson

Illustrated by Jamie Smith

Part of the Little Gems Series

Key Stage 1 General Fiction

LoveReading View on Skulduggery

Interest Age 5-8  A swashbuckling adventure from TV star Tony Robinson. Ben is a pirate at heart who is not at all happy when he discovers on his first day at school that there are no walk-the-plank and cutlass classes. That is until Ben's class mate, short John Silver arrives. These two boys get up to all sorts of skulduggery and before long the school finds they have a mutiny on their hands. With plenty of full-colour illustrations throughout, limited text on every page with clear short sentences throughout.

About the Little Gems series: Little Gems are in a gorgeous new chunky format, with high-spec production including coloured endpapers and jacketed flaps with activities.  Additional features include high quality cream paper, Barrington Stoke font and illustrations on every page.  They are perfect for 5-8's. These quality stories promote good reading practice for all newly independent readers.

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Skulduggery Synopsis

Ben arrives at pirate school ready and raring to learn all about how to be the best pirate he can be! But instead of lessons in walking the plank, cutlass-swinging and singing sea shanties, the Headmistress seems more focused on teaching business and economics. Ben can't have that! With the help of comrade-in-arms Short John Silver, an uprising is planned...

High quality cream paper and easy to read special font ensure a smooth read for all.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781781124086
Publication date: 15th September 2014
Author: Tony Robinson
Illustrator: Jamie Smith
Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 96 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 1
Topics: General Fiction

About Tony Robinson

Tony presents Channel 4's archaeology series "Time Team", and played Baldrick in "Blackadder". He also devised and wrote four series of the BBC's "Maid Marian and Her Merry Men" in which he played the Sheriff of Nottingham. Click here to read Tony's full biography.

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