An engaging account of a NASA shuttle trip into space. Space Flight is a phonics-based reading book, covering the fourth phase of letters and sounds that children learn in school, with the focus on alternative letters and sounds for graphemes and phonemes already met. Illustrated throughout with breathtaking photographs, this 293-word non-fiction book features a fully decodable text, suitable for ages 6 - 7. Space Flight is part of Ransom Reading Stars, a structured programme for children learning to read. The series has fifteen levels: four phonics levels and eleven book band levels (Pink through to Lime).
Jill Atkins is a prolific children's author and to date has had over 50 books published, for a variety of ages. Jill began her career as a teacher, but her interest in being a children's author saw her successfully complete an MA in Writing for Children at Winchester University. In the past she has lectured part-time on the subject of early childhood, and she is a member of the Society of Authors and the Children's Book Circle.