Monthly Archives: September 2016
Posted on: Sep 14, 2016
We are thrilled to announce that The League of Enchanted Heroes is NOW AVAILABLE. The eight new stories for struggling readers focus on the adventures of the superhero league of fairy tale characters featured in a title in our Once Upon Another Time... series, due to popular demand we just had to get them back!
There's no stopping this motley crew, the returning superheroes recently jetted into Badger Towers and can't wait for 9-12 year olds across the land to join them in their new adventures. Our Billy Badger's Book Club reviewers have already given the new series the thumbs up!
Experience famous fairy tale characters Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, Jack (of beanstalk fame), Tom Thumb, and Hansel and Gretel as you've never seen them before. Forget fusty old folklore and get ready to be beguiled by these new and exciting stories for a modern audience.
Superheroes as you've never seen them before!
• Does Rumpelstiltskin win it all at the Olympic Games in A
A nation of lies. A dangerous mission.
No more war, no more disease. On the island, everyone is safe. That's what Riley's been brought up to believe.
But when her sister goes missing, Riley discovers that her whole life is full of lies and the truth costs more than she can bear.
In a nation where every citizen is monitored, does freedom really exist?
With a modern 'eye-catching' cover, Beverly Sanford's Silent Nation is sure to capture the attention of any teenager! With the look and feel of a real book and a longer word count of 14,000, Silent Nation appears more like a YA title than a quick read.
All ten titles in this captivating series have been designed to appeal to reluctant teenage readers with a reading age of 8-9 years, and feature themes touching on loneliness, mental illness, amnesia, crime, being a young carer and dystopia.
Printed on off-white paper to reduce visual stress on sensitive eyes and with a dyslexia-friendly design,
Posted on: Sep 08, 2016
We are really excited to announce that the fifth instalment of our highly-acclaimed Teen Reads is now available!
Teen Reads V consist of a new set of edgy and engrossing stories, at varying lengths designed to engage reluctant and developing readers.
With many pre-orders and fabulous feedback from Billy Badger's Book Club, we're confident Teen Reads V will be our most popular series to date! All the participants in Billy's Book Club have said they would recommend the title they read and would like to read more from the series.
Every book has been specifically written for reluctant teenage readers with a reading age of 8-9 by well-known and experienced authors, and are both accessible and appealing in equal measures.
Featuring a variety of themes including mental illness, being a young carer and dystopia, all ten thought-provoking titles are action-packed and will grab the attention of any reluctant reader.
Can you imagine what it would be like being
When Eric wakes up in hospital he can't even remember his own name. There's a blank space in his head where his life used to be. They tell him he was hit by a car. He's been in a coma.
But that's not the worst of it.
Everyone seems to hate him. They say he did something terrible – really terrible.
He can't believe he'd be so evil. But how can he defend himself, when his memory is a total blank?
Join him on his journey to discover who he is and what he was running from with this new addition to Badger Learning's Teen Reads series.
Ann Evans has written a captivating and intriguing novel specifically for struggling readers. Blank is an accessible read for teenagers who have a low reading age of 8-9, but who desire a longer story than the usual quick read. With no more than 7,000 words in total, Blank will undoubtedly encourage and reward the reader for their efforts with a story that will keep them engaged until the last page.
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Posted on: Sep 01, 2016
Danny Pearson's imaginative and humorous new series, Strange Town, is now available!
This fantastic series consisting of eight titles, written specifically for reluctant readers, will captivate and engage 9-12 year olds who have a lower reading age of 7-8. With no more than 1,600 words and the look and feel of a real book, these colourful titles will have your pupils asking for the next one before they have finished the last one!