Disasters at Sea

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Dorling Kindersley, Jan 17, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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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 Information boxes highlight historical references, trivia, pronunciation, and other facts about words and names mentioned.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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Contents

Project Editor Caroline Bingham Abandon ship
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Jacket Designer Yumiko Tahata
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Reading Consultant
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About the author (2001)

Author Andrew Donkin began writing children's comics and books soon after graduating. He is a graphic novelist and illustrator and has also written for adults. Two of his popular titles include Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight and Artemis Fowl: The Graphic Novel.