Sky Ship and other stories: A Bloomsbury Reader
Geraldine McCaughrean’s best-loved novels all have an historical theme and her passion for history is evident in this collection of gripping short stories. Each of these five tales is set in the past at a moment of scientific or historical significance.
‘McCaughrean is one of the greatest living children’s authors.’ (The Bookseller)Brilliant historical fiction from double Carnegie Medal winner Geraldine McCaughrean.From ships that sail in a sea in the sky and children who witness the deadly effects of a scientific experiment, to a magic carpet that brings about a day of judgement and a year where eleven days are lost and never to be found, this short-story collection will have you on the edge of your seat!This collection of gripping historical short stories from award-winning author Geraldine McCaughrean has beautiful black-and-white illustrations by Ian McCaughrean and is perfect for children who are developing as readers. The Bloomsbury Readers series is packed with brilliant books to get children reading independently in Key Stage 2, with book-banded stories by award-winning authors like double Carnegie Medal winner Geraldine McCaughrean and Waterstones Prize winner Patrice Lawrence covering a wide range of genres and topics. With charming illustrations and online guided reading notes written by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE), this series is ideal for reading both in the classroom and at home. For more information visit www.bloomsburyguidedreading.com.Book Band: Dark RedIdeal for ages 10+