A Bad Day for Jayden
Reluctant-reader favourite Tony Bradman returns with a gentle and sensitively told story of life as a young carer.Reluctant-reader favourite Tony Bradman returns with a gentle and sensitively told story of life as a young carer.Mum won't get out of bed. His best friend has dumped him. And school work is just too difficult. Jayden wants to do the right thing - but how can he when it feels like the world is conspiring against him? Everything is going wrong, and when a supply teacher turns up to take his class, Jayden's sure things will keep on getting worse. But Miss Wilson is not quite the teacher Jayden expected. Can she help turn his bad day around?Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers ages 8 and up.8-12 FICTION (Ages 8-12)Interest Age: 8-12Reading Age: 8The 8-12 imprint from Barrington Stoke is a brilliant list of short novels from high profile authors designed to be entertaining and accessible for ages 8-12. At approx. 5,000-10,000 words and with a Reading Age of 8, they're designed to help older children build reading stamina and a greater confidence in their abilities. They offer an exciting mix of genres, feature black and white illustrations to accompany the narrative, and include dyslexia-friendly design features.
Publication Date: 17-Mar-2020
Publisher: Barrington Stoke, Limited