Spiggy Red is sent to Planet XY73 on his first ever space mission. He must deliver a top secret casket to the famous inventor, Professor Gizmo. Spiggy sets off in his Zooper with great excitement and everything goes well until Spiggy stops at the Lake of the Purple Pong and comes across – the Thing! “Skylarks” is a new series of fiction books divided by chapters and covering a wide range of genres from adventure, humour and fairy tale to fantasy, mystery and science fiction. Each story will run to approximately 2,000 words, broken into 7 or 8 chapters and illustrated in full colour in a range of artwork styles, with one or two images per spread. This series will take young independent readers into ‘real books’ and give them the confidence to tackle texts with a longer extent.
About the Author
Penny Dolan is a writer of children’s fiction and reading scheme books. She is a former primary school teacher.