'I wish you'd get rid of that nasty little creature!' Shredder the class gerbil is in big trouble. His tiny teeth have shredded all the children's money and now Mr Blister, the grumpy head teacher, wants to get rid of him. Can Dino, the bravest boy in the class, save his furry friend? Colour First Readers are perfect for new readers and include notes be reading specialist Prue Goodwin, honorary fellow of the University of Reading.
- Paperback | 80 pages
- 157 x 231 x 7mm | 162g
- 27 Feb 2014
- Random House Children's Publishers UK
- Corgi Pups
- London, United Kingdom
""This is a really funny school story, written in simple language, which is perfect for chidren starting out on reading longer books on their own.""
"gently humorous and surprisingly poignant" The Scotsman "This is a really funny school story, written in simple language, which is perfect for chidren starting out on reading longer books on their own." BBC Parenting "Aimed at new readers, kids will love the sense of drama as it unfolds... " Belfast Telegraph "Shredder ...stands out from the crowd-a first reader with a good plot, lively dialogue and engaging characters." Financial Times "The style is accessibly undemanding, yet captivating at the appropriate level." TES
About Jonathan Kebbe
Jonathan has been a Play Leader, an English and Drama teacher, and co-Director of a Traveling Children's Theater, taking plays and workshops into schools. He now writes full-time for adults, teenagers and children. He has three lively children, an overgrown allotment and a pet fox called Shonika.