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Books by Tony Bradman

  • Viking Boy

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: AFBGS
    Paperback 10 years +
    Viking Boy is an action-packed blend of historical adventure and fantasy for junior readers.

    Gunnar is the son of a Viking chieftain, living peacefully on his family steading with his mother, father and their people - until they are raided by Skuli and his Wolf Men, who raze his home to the ground and take his father's life. Gunnar swears an oath to avenge his father's death and save his mother - but first he must run to save himself.

    Murderous raiders, hand-to-hand battles to the death, mythical flying wolves and a relentless sea journey to the Land of Fire and Ice...Unknown to Gunnar, his life has been foretold and he finds he has a destiny greater than his own story.
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  • Anglo-Saxon Boy

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: AXEXE
    Paperback 9 years +
    An action-packed Anglo-Saxon tale of one boy's journey to the Battle of Hastings in 1066.

    1065: Magnus is the son of Harold Godwinson, lord of the Southern Saxons and ruthlessly ambitious claimant to the throne of England. Overnight, Magnus find himself cast centre-stage in the blood-soaked family feud that led to one of history's most famous battles.

    This is the family tragedy behind 1066: live it with Magnus, as the wolves of history close in on his Anglo-Saxon boyhood.
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  • ANZAC Boys

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: AZSJX
    Paperback 11 years +
    A gripping historical tale based on a tragic episode of World War One. Bert and his little brother Frank are orphans. Determined to stay together, tragedy strikes when they are transported out of the country to serve as cheap labour in the British colonies and end up separated; Bert to Australia and Frank to New Zealand. Years pass. As the Great War dawns in Europe, the ANZACs send their soldiers to storm Gallipoli, but can the battlefield also serve as a reunion for the two brothers? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 9+
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  • Project X Code: Shark Underwater Chase

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: AMMCF
    Paperback 7 years +
    Project X CODE is a book-by-book series built for SEN and struggling readers aged 6-11. Welcome to Micro World, invented by Macro Marvel - an amazing theme park where you have to shrink to get in! Disaster strikes when CODE, the computer that controls the park and the robots inside, goes wrong and wants to shrink the world. Team X and Mini Marvel have a new mission - to battle the BITEs, collect the CODE keys, rescue Macro Marvel, stop CODE, and save the world! Each book contains 2 texts: Text 1 is 100% decodable to build reading confidence, and Text 2 is at least 80% decodable including the same target phonemes and Tricky words but with more varied vocabulary to develop comprehension and motivate struggling readers. Team X and Mini are in the Jungle Trail zone. Tiger falls and has an odd landing in Stampede. Find out about the Spider-BITE in Scramble to Safety and see lots of hungry plants in Stuck! The only way out is across the river in Wild Rapids. Dive deep under the sea in the Shark Dive zone. Max and Ant swim underwater in The Shark Sub and meet the Octo-BITE in Underwater Chase. Team X and Mini will need a good plan in Sea Fright, and have to act quickly in All Tied Up.
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  • Oxford Reading Tree Treetops Chucklers: Level 9: Harry the Hero

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: AMLFB
    Paperback 7 years +
    In the comic Harry the Hero, Harry wishes he was brave, brainy and powerful. When his house is struck by lightning, will he get his wish and transform into a hero? Chucklers is a series of funny novels, short stories, anthologies and comics that make reading a pleasure for 7-11 year olds. There is something for everyone in this varied collection which is packed with fantastic illustrations. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. The series is written by top children's authors and edited by award-winning author Jeremy Strong. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.
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  • Queen of Darkness

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: CBPXI
    Paperback
    This gripping story set during the life of Queen Boudica brings the Key Stage 2 history curriculum to life. Perfect for fans of historical adventure. Young Rhianna is relived when Queen Boudica takes in her and her sister when their parents die. But there's a darkness in Boudica that's waiting to be unleashed and the Romans will suffer for their crimes against her. Soon Rhianna witnesses much more than the kindness that Boudica has shown her and her sister. There's a battle coming... and a terrible aftermath. Flashbacks offer dramatic stories set in key moments in history, perfect for introducing children to historical topics.
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  • Polly and the Pirates

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: ASOMK
    Paperback
    An exciting pirate adventure, perfect for children learning to read. From the author of Dilly the Dinosaur. When their pirate crew cast them adrift on the ocean wave, it looks like certain death for Caleb and Annie, and their baby daughter Polly. Against all odds, they make it to land and find a new home, but Polly can't seem to settle into normal life. Then, on a school trip, Polly's class comes under attack from pirates - and she finally discovers what she is destined to be! Level 3 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for fluent readers who are beginning to read exciting, challenging stories independently. It features: varied sentences; detailed illustrations to enjoy; chapters; interesting characters and themes; a rich range of vocabulary; and, 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.
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  • Flora the Fairy's Magic Spells

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: ASOHH
    Paperback
    A magical fairy story about believing in yourself, perfect for children learning to read. From the author of Dilly the Dinosaur. Flora the Fairy enjoys school. But one day, her teacher tells them they will be tested on their magic skills the next day. They have to change the class dragon, Smoky, into something else, and back again. All the children start practising but, try as she might, Flora can't remember the words of the spell. She keeps getting it wrong! Even her friend Harry can do it right - what will Flora's mummy and daddy say when she doesn't pass the test? Luckily, Flora's parents, with the help of Nana and Grandpop, show Flora that all she needs to do is relax. They have great fun changing things into other things at home. And the following day, Flora passes the test with flying colours! 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 1 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for new readers who are beginning to read simple stories with help. It features: short, simple sentences; familiar, repeated words; big, clear type; 1-5 lines per page; and, bright, fun pictures to help talk about the story. 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: Green.
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  • Macbeth: A Bloomsbury Reader

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: CDHDT
    Paperback
    An atmospheric retelling of the story of Macbeth, perfect for fans of Viking Boy and Janina Ramirez. One dark and stormy night, two men come across three witches who foretell the future. One man is promised a royal future as king, the other that his son will rule one day. But King Duncan still lives and the path to the throne is unclear. What follows next is murder most foul... This atmospheric retelling of William Shakespeare's Macbeth from much-loved author Tony Bradman has haunting black-and-white illustrations by Mark Oldroyd and is a perfect introduction to Shakespeare's classic story. 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 Blue Ideal for ages 9+
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  • Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Myths and Legends: Level 11: Gods Of Thunder

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: AMJPD
    Paperback 7 years +
    Gods of Thunder retells two myths about gods. The first features the Norse god, Thor, who finds that someone has stolen his magic hammer and he needs to get it back before the ice giants invade! The second is about the Roman god, Vulcan, who is thrown through the smoke and flames of Mount Etna as a baby and grows up with a love of fire. Captivating versions of some of the best myths and legends from around the world. TreeTops Myths and Legends are fascinating and action-packed stories that will motivate and inspire junior readers. These are some of the oldest and most enduring stories in the world, retold by leading contemporary children's authors to bring out all of the action, drama, humour and depth of the original stories in a way that makes them as exciting and meaningful today as ever. The stories are beautifully illustrated in a range of styles to bring each tale to life. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.
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  • Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales: Stage 7: Baba Yaga

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: AHGJV
    Paperback 5 years +
    Baba Yaga is a witch who appears in many Russia and Middle Eastern folk tales. When the brave Natasha is tricked into visiting Baba Yaga's house in the woods, will she be able to escape the clutches of the wicked witch? This exciting story written by Tony Bradman and vividly illustrated by Anais Goldemberg will capture your child's imagination! It has been sensitively rewritten to enable your child to read it with confidence whilst capturing the magic of the original tale. There are useful tips for parents and an engaging story map inside the book to help you and your child retell the story together. The Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales series includes 40 of the best known stories from all over the world, which have been passed down for generations. They are a perfect introduction to different cultures, traditions and morals. All the stories are carefully levelled to Oxford Reading Tree stages and matched to the phonic progression in Letters and Sounds enabling your children to read the stories independently. Accompanying free Teaching notes are available online at www.oxfordprimary.co.uk/tales , along with an eBook and storyteller video for each stage. Parents can also visit www.oxfordowl.co.uk for practical advice, helpful information about phonics, lots of fun activities and free eBooks.
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  • Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 10: The Greatest Viking Ever

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: AOVFZ
    Paperback 5 years +
    When Ivar decides he's going to be The Greatest Viking Ever, he sets off on a sea-voyage and drags his reluctant brother, Olaf, along with him. Can Ivar survive a storm, a troll and a wolf? Or will Olaf need to come to the rescue ...? Children will love this adventurous tale about brotherly love. Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks is an emotionally-engaging fiction series that will fire children's imaginations. These 36 original stories will get children thinking, and develop and deepen their comprehension skills. The variety of authors and illustration styles broadens children's reading experience, with something to appeal to every child. All the books in the series are carefully levelled, so it's easy to match every child to the right book for them. They also contain inside cover notes, to enable parents and teachers to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development is also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk.
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  • Project X Origins: Dark Blue Book Band, Oxford Level 16: Space: Asteroid Adventure

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: AMIDT
    Paperback 7 years +
    Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating non-fiction and comprehensive guided reading support meet the needs of children at every stage of their reading development. In Asteroid Adventure will Team X solve the mystery of the hazardous asteroids or will this mission bring them back down to Earth with a BANG? Each book also contains inside cover notes that highlight challenge words, prompt questions and a range of follow-up activities to support children in their reading.
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  • Project X Origins: Grey Book Band, Oxford Level 12: Myths and Legends: Ragnar: The Legend of the Hairy Trousers

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: AMIDK
    Paperback 7 years +
    Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating non-fiction and comprehensive guided reading support meet the needs of children at every stage of their reading development. Ragnar's father is a great Viking King and a famous dragon-slayer. When he is killed in battle, Ragnar must fight to save his father's kingdom. Can he step up to the challenge in Ragnar: the legend of the hairy trousers? Each book also contains inside cover notes that highlight challenge words, prompt questions and a range of follow-up activities to support children in their reading.
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  • Project X Origins: Grey Book Band, Oxford Level 12: Myths and Legends: The Trojan Horse

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: AMIDJ
    Paperback 7 years +
    Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating non-fiction and comprehensive guided reading support meet the needs of children at every stage of their reading development. In The Trojan Horse a new computer shop has opened in Greenville and everyone is invited. Cat, Ant and Tiger can't resist but Max isn't so sure. He has a feeling Dr X is up to something Each book also contains inside cover notes that highlight challenge words, prompt questions and a range of follow-up activities to support children in their reading.
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  • Spartacus

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: AHGBE
    Paperback
    Spartacus was a rebel at heart. He fought back against the Roman system of slavery, and inspired thousands of other slaves to join him and rebel. This biography looks at the life of the great man, charting his changing fortunes and epic battles. Lives in Action is a series of narrative biographies that recount the lives of some of the key figures in history. Page-turning, thrilling plots that read like fiction will keep the most reluctant reader hooked.
  • Harald Hardnut

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: ALRUK
    Paperback
    A thrilling Viking adventure from the bestselling Tony Bradman. Harald Hardnut was a Viking outlaw, but he became an emperor's bodyguard, a princess's husband and, at last, a king. Based on the life of a real historical figure. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+
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  • Winter of the Wolves: The Anglo-Saxon Age is Dawning

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: CCMXK
    Paperback
    The history and partnership of the Angles and Saxons are explored in this thrilling adventure about the trials and tribulations of their settlement in Britain. Written by bestselling author Tony Bradman, this coming of age tale is perfect for fans of Rosemary Sutcliff and will have readers gripped from start to finish. Oslaf works hard to prove his worth in the village: he labours on the farm, he trains as a warrior and he is slowly finding his place in the community. But when the Chieftain makes the decision to move the village across the sea to the great new land of Britannia, suddenly the Britons are a greater threat than Oslaf's rivalry with the Chieftain's son, Wermund. Can the Angles and the Saxons defeat the Britons? And will Oslaf be as brave as the hero in the tale of Beowulf? This exciting and dramatic story is packed with great characters and insight into the Angles' migration, settlement and partnership with the Saxons in 6th century Britain. The Flashbacks series offers dramatic stories set in key moments of history, perfect for introducing children to historical topics.
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  • Blackout!

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: BYWOO
    Paperback
    A gripping first-hand account of life back home during World War Two. Britain has been fighting the Second World War for five years and, with his father away serving in the navy, Jimmy feels responsible for looking after his mother and sister. But when he loses track of time at the cinema, Jimmy finds himself in real trouble. It's dark and the sirens are blaring - it's a bombing raid! Forced to spend the night in a shelter, when he finally gets home, there's no home to go to. The house has been bombed out and his mother and sister are nowhere to be found. How will Jimmy survive alone on the dangerous streets of London? And will he ever find his family?
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  • Dilly the Dinosaur

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: AUWLO
    Paperback
    Introducing Dilly, the world's naughtiest dinosaur, by internationally acclaimed author, Tony Bradman. Reissued in a special 30th anniversary edition. In his first four stories, Dilly the Dinosaur gets up to all sorts of mischief. When he decides he doesn't want to wash any more, Dilly ends up becoming a very smelly dinosaur indeed! And when he's told he can't have his birthday every day he gets very grumpy. And you know what happens when Dilly gets grumpy...cover your ears, here comes the ultra-special, 150-mph SUPER SCREAM! Tony Bradman's dinosaur stories are the most fun books for early readers you're likely to come across. Kids aged 5 and up will love Dilly the Dinosaur. Look out for Tony's other books: Flora the Fairy Polly and the Pirates; and, The Surprise Party.
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  • Project X Code: Jungle Stuck

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: AMMCG
    Paperback 7 years +
    Project X CODE is a book-by-book series built for SEN and struggling readers aged 6-11. Welcome to Micro World, invented by Macro Marvel - an amazing theme park where you have to shrink to get in! Disaster strikes when CODE, the computer that controls the park and the robots inside, goes wrong and wants to shrink the world. Team X and Mini Marvel have a new mission - to battle the BITEs, collect the CODE keys, rescue Macro Marvel, stop CODE, and save the world! Each book contains 2 texts: Text 1 is 100% decodable to build reading confidence, and Text 2 is at least 80% decodable including the same target phonemes and Tricky words but with more varied vocabulary to develop comprehension and motivate struggling readers. Team X and Mini are in the Jungle Trail zone. Tiger falls and has an odd landing in Stampede. Find out about the Spider-BITE in Scramble to Safety and see lots of hungry plants in Stuck! The only way out is across the river in Wild Rapids. Dive deep under the sea in the Shark Dive zone. Max and Ant swim underwater in The Shark Sub and meet the Octo-BITE in Underwater Chase. Team X and Mini will need a good plan in Sea Fright, and have to act quickly in All Tied Up.
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  • Project X Code: Shark The Shark Sub

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: AMMCC
    Paperback 7 years +
    Project X CODE is a book-by-book series built for SEN and struggling readers aged 6-11. Welcome to Micro World, invented by Macro Marvel - an amazing theme park where you have to shrink to get in! Disaster strikes when CODE, the computer that controls the park and the robots inside, goes wrong and wants to shrink the world. Team X and Mini Marvel have a new mission - to battle the BITEs, collect the CODE keys, rescue Macro Marvel, stop CODE, and save the world! Each book contains 2 texts: Text 1 is 100% decodable to build reading confidence, and Text 2 is at least 80% decodable including the same target phonemes and Tricky words but with more varied vocabulary to develop comprehension and motivate struggling readers. Team X and Mini are in the Jungle Trail zone. Tiger falls and has an odd landing in Stampede. Find out about the Spider-BITE in Scramble to Safety and see lots of hungry plants in Stuck! The only way out is across the river in Wild Rapids. Dive deep under the sea in the Shark Dive zone. Max and Ant swim underwater in The Shark Sub and meet the Octo-BITE in Underwater Chase. Team X and Mini will need a good plan in Sea Fright, and have to act quickly in All Tied Up.
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  • Knights V Dinosaurs: A Bloomsbury Young Reader

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: BZISR
    Paperback
    Joe doesn't play with his toys much any more - he prefers the exciting games on his tablet. But he keeps waking up to an untidy bedroom with his toys scattered everywhere! Could it have something to do with Roaring Rita the dinosaur and Sir Clanky the knight? This action-packed story of friendship and compromise from much-loved author Tony Bradman (author of Through My Window and Dilly the Dinosaur) is perfect for fans of Toy Story and for children who are learning to read by themselves and for Key Stage 1. It features engaging illustrations by Yvonne Campedel and quirky characters young readers will find hard to resist. Bloomsbury Young Readers are the perfect way to get children reading, with book-banded stories by brilliant authors like Julia Donaldson. They are packed with gorgeous colour illustrations and include inside cover notes to help adults reading with children, as well as ideas for activities related to the stories. Book band: Purple Ideal for ages: 6+
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  • EDGE: Kid Force 3: Day of Doom

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: CAZEI
    Hardback
    Kid Force 3 are Jayden, Layla and Caleb. They aren't regular kids, they're super kids - each with an amazing superhero power. In this story, Earth looks doomed when a huge asteroid is heading straight for the planet ... can Kid Force 3 use their powers to stop the deadly collision? This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. This series is suitable for guided reading with children aged 5+, but also for older readers with low reading confidence or struggling to enjoy books.

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