Monkey and his friends, Zu and Sandy, lived in the Emperor's Cloud Palace. But they played all sorts of tricks on people, so, as a punishment, the Jade Emperor sent them down to Earth. They can only return if they prove that they can use their magical powers for good. Adventure is never far away
In Fear Mountain, beastly cries, giant footprints and mysterious events at a funfair are causing trouble every night. Can the friends find out what is going on, and save the day?
Bloomsbury High Low books encourage and support reading practice by providing gripping, age-appropriate stories for struggling and reluctant readers, those with dyslexia, or those with English as an additional language. Printed on tinted paper and with a dyslexia friendly font, Skate Monkey is aimed at readers aged 8+ and has a manageable length (72 pages) and reading age (7+). This collection of stories can be read in any order.
Produced in association with reading experts at CatchUp, a charity which aims to address underachievement caused by literacy and numeracy difficulties.
Book band: Lime
Ideal for ages: 8 +
Reading age: 7+
Monkey and his friends must prove they are heroes. Time for adventure! Ideal for struggling and reluctant readers, those with EAL and those with dyslexia. Produced in association with reading experts at CatchUp.
Inspired by his own family and from his time as a teacher, Paul likes to write stories that grab young readers and gets them turning pages! He is lucky enough to have lived all over the world, and some of those places, and the people he's met along the way, pop up in his books from time to time. Paul has over 100 published titles to date, across a range of genres. He is the author of the children's novels The Twins, the Ghost and the Castle, The Twins and the Wild Ghost Chase, Factor Four: the Awakening, and Factor Four: Tiger, Tiger.