Josh is about to star t at Hookwell's School. But there is something odd about it ... for starters it looks like a ship - and there is a moat! It's a school for the children of PIRATES! But Josh's mum is a pilot, not a pirate! To begin with, Josh thinks pretending to be a pirate is fun! But it's harder than it looks. Will his shipmates discover he's not a proper pirate? And one more thing ... look out for the school shark!
Hookwell's School for Proper Pirates 1 is part of the Astro range from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Astro books are ideal for struggling and reluctant readers aged 7-11. Each book is dual-banded so that children can improve their fluency whilst enjoying exciting fiction and non-fiction relevant to their age. Astro books for Stars/Turquoise band are also highly-decodable so ideal for extra phonics practice. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and questions to support reading at home and develop comprehension skills.
Interest age: 7-8 Reading age: 6-7 years