Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 15: Around the World in 80 Days

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 15: Around the World in 80 Days

by Michael Morpurgo (Series Editor), Alex Paterson (Illustrator), Michael Morpurgo (Series Editor), Kimberley Reynolds (Series Editor), Rob Alcraft (Author), Jules Verne (Author), Michael Morpurgo (Series Editor), Alex Paterson (Illustrator)


When Phileas Fogg takes on the challenge to travel around the world in eighty days, he knows that it's a tall order. Little does he know what is waiting for him along the way ... Accompanied by his servant Passepartout, he sets out on the journey of a lifetime. But with a deluded policeman in hot pursuit, and an Indian princess to rescue, how can the dashing Phileas possibly make it back to London in time? TreeTops Greatest Stories offers children some of the worlds best-loved tales in a collection of timeless classics. Top children's authors and talented illustrators work together to bring to life our literary heritage for a new generation, engaging and delighting children. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book. Each book contains inside cover notes to help children explore the content, supporting their reading development. Teaching notes on Oxford Owl offer cross-curricular links and activities to support guided reading, writing, speaking and listening.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 96
Edition: UK ed.
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Published: 12 May 2016

ISBN 10: 0198306067
ISBN 13: 9780198306061
Book Overview: A timeless collection to capture our literary heritage

Author Bio
Awarded second place in the Macmillan Prize for Children's Picture Book Illustration, 2006. Michael Morpurgo is one of the UK's most well-known and best-loved authors. A prolific writer, he has won numerous awards and was the Children's Laureate from 2003 to 2005. His world-famous War Horse met with international acclaim and has been made into a stage play and a film. Kimberley Reynolds is Professor of Childrens Literature at Newcastle University. She has advised on and contributed to many children's literature broadcasts, programmes, films and other projects, including for the V&A Museum, British Library and British Council. In 2013 she won the International Brothers Grimm Award for an outstanding body of research into children's literature. She is a trustee of Seven Stories, the National Centre for Childrens Books in Newcastle and was a founder-member of the UK Childrens Laureate.