A fun and wacky chapter book, perfect for children learning to read. From the author of Dilly the Dinosaur.
Help! The Mummies are broke! There isn't even any pocket money for candy. What are they going to do?
Starring in a family TV show could be the answer. After all, how difficult can it be to win the star prize? Well, if it depends on Tut and Sis behaving themselves, it could be very difficult indeed!
The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading.
Level 3 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for fluent readers who are beginning to read exciting, challenging stories independently.
* Varied sentences
* Detailed illustrations to enjoy
* Interesting characters and themes
* A rich range of vocabulary
* More complex storylines to stretch confident readers
All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading.
Book band: Gold.
Tony Bradman was born in 1954 (not during the Jurassic era as his kids have been known to claim!). He went to Malcolm Primary School for Boys, where he played a lot of sport, and Cambridge University... where he did very little at all! He started to write his own books for children in 1985 and is probably best known for the popular Dilly the Dinosaur stories. He has sold more than 2 million books worldwide! Tony currently lives in South London with his long-suffering wife Sally. He has three large, expensive children who love making fun of him. Martin Chatterton has illustrated over eighty children's books, and written over twenty. He has illustrated the whole Mummies series. He now lives in Australia and spends a lot of time surfing! Series consultant Nikki Gamble is the director of Just Imagine, a specialist resource and training centre for Primary English. She is Associate Consultant at the University of London, Institute of Education.