The Boy in the Jam Jar: A Bloomsbury Reader

Bloomsbury Education (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 9. Juli 2020
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  • 80 Seiten
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978-1-4729-7394-8 (ISBN)
'Joyce Dunbar is one of the best writers for children today.' (The Guardian)

A powerful and personal story from Joyce Dunbar about what it's like to experience hearing difficulties.

Dylan can't hear as well as he used to be able to and he doesn't want to be different from his friends - he wants to be able to hear like everyone else. As his hearing gets worse he becomes more and more isolated from his friends. Luckily his dog Pluto is there to keep him down to earth...

This heartwarming story from Joyce Dunbar has beautiful black-and-white illustrations by John Shelley and is perfect for children who are developing as readers.

The Bloomsbury Readers series is packed with brilliant books to get children reading independently in Key Stage 2, with book-banded stories by award-winning authors like double Carnegie Medal winner Geraldine McCaughrean and Waterstones Prize winner Patrice Lawrence, covering a wide range of genres and topics. With charming illustrations and online guided reading notes written by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE), this series is ideal for reading both in the classroom and at home. For more information visit

Book Band: Lime
Ideal for ages 6+
  • Englisch
  • London
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  • Großbritannien
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (Digital)
  • Für Grundschule und weiterführende Schule
  • 12,02 MB
978-1-4729-7394-8 (9781472973948)
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Joyce Dunbar grew up in an industrial town in Lincolnshire and began to go deaf at the age of five. She has published over 80 books, and written a whole lot more. She is probably best known for the Mouse and Mole series which was adapted for television starring Richard Briars, Alan Bennett and Imelda Staunton.

John Shelley is an illustrator noted for his work in both the UK and Japan. John is a former board member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and has also stood on the international committee of the Japan Graphic Designers Association. John has been nominated for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in 2018, 2019 and 2020. Dividing his time between the UK and Japan, John currently spends his days drawing, writing and annoying his cat.
  • Cover
  • Half-title
  • Title
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • Dedication
  • The Dream
  • Diagnosis
  • Hospital
  • Back to School
  • Taking the Hand for a Walk
  • Robot
  • Broken Bits of Words
  • Moonbounce
  • Fish
Dunbar very cleverly and sensitively explains what it means to be deaf in a story that is also full of drama, together with some very accurate depictions of everyday school life. * Books for Keeps * Moving story of a boy who is lost but finds himself again ... the story is subtle and moving, with lots to prompt discussion and reflection * Lovereading4kids * A heart-warming, powerful story that brings comfort. * Mind Yourself Reading Guide *

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