Shona, Word Detective
Author: John Agard
For Juniors/KS2/upper KS1
Price 5.99 paperback
Book(s) at 5.99 paperback
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Shona, Word Detective Shona loves words and so does her teacher Miss Bates. Soon project Language Tree has all the children in the class contributing words from different cultures. John Agard revels in the richness of languages and by the end readers will know the difference between lexicographer, betwattled and quakebottom. A book that will leave even reluctant readers with a smile. Michael Broad's black and white line drawings every 2 to 3 pages are lively and engaging. This is a title from the Barrington Stokes dyslexia friendly list which use a typeface and coloured paper which are easier for dyslexic readers.