Acorns - Acorns – All I Said Was

By Michael Morpurgo, Illustrated by Ross Collins

Top-class authors and illustrators bring their brilliant stories to the severely struggling reader in these hi-lo, dyslexia-friendly tales with a reading age of 6

A boy who wants to fly swaps places with a bird who wants to read a book, but who has the better end of the bargain? A gorgeous and thought-provoking exploration of the power of books, specially designed with a reading age of 6 to help severely struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+

Format: Paperback
Ageband: from 7
Release Date: 07 Oct 2019
Pages: 32
ISBN: 978-1-78112-297-6
Michael Morpurgo OBE is one of the UK’s best-loved authors for children and young people. He was the third UK Children’s Laureate and he has won the Children’s Book Award, the Nestle Children’s Book Prize and the Blue Peter Book of the Year Award. There have been many stage and screen adaptations of his books, including a major film and award-winning stage play based on War Horse. Michael also set up the charity Farms for City Children with his wife Clare.||Ross Collins describes his younger self as looking like a currant bun and being very fond of drawing. He is still fond of drawing and is now an award-winning author and illustrator, but no longer bears any great resemblance to baked goods. His picture book The Elephantom was adapted by the National Theatre. Ross lives in Glasgow.