ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: September 6, 2018
Elvis the Squirrel: A Bloomsbury Young Reader
By (author) Tony Bradman; Illustrated by Ashley King
Elvis the squirrel is always up for an adventure, especially when a good meal is involved. But when his best friend Chuck is carried off by Ronnie the raven, the biggest, meanest bird in the wood, it looks like Elvis might have bitten off more than he can chew. Can he come up with a cunning plan and persuade the local gang of garden birds to help him save his friend… or will Chuck become Ronnie’s dinner?This lovely wildlife adventure from much loved author Tony Bradman (author of Through my Window and Dilly the Dinosaur) is perfect for children who are learning to read by themselves and for Key Stage 1. Features engaging illustrations by Ashley King and quirky characters young readers will find it hard to resist.Bloomsbury Young Readers are the perfect way to get children reading, with book-banded stories by brilliant authors like Julia Donaldson, packed with gorgeous colour illustrations.Book band: GoldQuizzed for Accelerated ReaderIdeal for ages: 5+
Tony Bradman is an award-winning author who has been involved in children’s books for 35 years. He has written for all ages – poetry, picture books, young fiction, novels – and for many reading schemes. Tony has edited many anthologies of poetry and short stories, has been a judge on several major book prizes, and is a regular reviewer of children’s and young adult fiction for The Guardian books pages. Tony has three children, three grandchildren, and lives in London with his wife and Betty the Border Terrier – which makes him the third most important person in the house.