The Boy in the Jam Jar: A Bloomsbury Reader : Lime Book Band Paperback / softback
by Joyce Dunbar
Illustrated by John Shelley
Part of the Bloomsbury Readers series
Paperback / softback
Book Band: Lime, ideal for ages 6+A powerful and personal story from Joyce Dunbar about what it's like to experience hearing difficulties. 'Joyce Dunbar is one of the best writers for children today.' GuardianDylan can't hear as well as he used to be able to and he doesn't want to be different from his friends - he wants things to go back to the way they used to be.
As his hearing gets worse he becomes more and more isolated from his friends.
Luckily his dog Pluto is there to keep him down to earth... This heartwarming story from Joyce Dunbar has beautiful black-and-white illustrations by John Shelley and is perfect for children who are developing as readers. The Bloomsbury Readers series is packed with book-banded stories to get children reading independently in Key Stage 2 by award-winning authors like double Carnegie Medal winner Geraldine McCaughrean and Waterstones Prize winner Patrice Lawrence.
With engaging illustrations and online guided reading notes written by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE), this series is ideal for home and school.
For more information visit www.bloomsburyreaders.com. 'Any list that brings together such a quality line up of authors is going to be welcomed ...
Bloomsbury Readers are aimed squarely at children in Key Stage 2 and designed to support them as they start reading independently and while they continue to gain confidence and understanding.' Books for Keeps