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Disasters at sea

Author: Andrew Donkin
Publisher: New York : Dorling Kindersley Pub., 2001.
Series: Dorling Kindersley readers., 3,, Reading alone.
Edition/Format:   Book : Primary school : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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From deadly fog to cannon fire and torpedo attacks -- read the exciting stories of five doomed sea voyages! Stunning photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in Dorling Kindersley Readers, a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge. From fog, ice, and rocks to cannon fire and torpedo  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Donkin
ISBN: 078947381X 9780789473813 0789473828 9780789473820
OCLC Number: 44876873
Description: 48 p. : ill. (some col.), 1 col. map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Abandon ship! --
Invasion! --
Full steam ahead! --
Ice trap! --
Direct hit! --
Spill! --
Mayday! Mayday! --
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Series Title: Dorling Kindersley readers., 3,, Reading alone.
Responsibility: written by Andrew Donkin.
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From deadly fog to cannon fire and torpedo attacks -- read the exciting stories of five doomed sea voyages! Stunning photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in Dorling Kindersley Readers, a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge. From fog, ice, and rocks to cannon fire and torpedo attacks--read the story of five doomed sea voyages and the fate of those who took part in them. The 48-page Level 3 books, designed for children who can read on their own, contain more complex sentence structure and more detail. Young readers will devour these kid-friendly titles, which cover high-interest topics such as sharks, and the Bermuda Triangle, as well as classics like Aladdin. Information boxes highlight historical references, trivia, pronunciation, and other facts about words and names mentioned. Averaging 2,400 to 2,800 words, these books offer a 50/50 picture-to-text ratio. The Dorling Kindersley Readers combine an enticing visual layout with high-interest, easy-to-read stories to captivate and delight young bookworms who are just getting started. Written by leading children's authors and compiled in consultation with literacy experts, these engaging books build reader confidence along with a lifelong appreciation for nonfiction, classic stories, and biographies. There is a DK Reader to interest every child at every level, from preschool to grade 4

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