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S.W.I.T.C.H:Chameleon Chaos

S.W.I.T.C.H:Chameleon Chaos
 

Petty Potts, scientist extraordinaire, is losing her touch. The spray that's supposed to SWITCH Josh and Danny into chameleons refuses to work. But the next day, at school, things get VERY weird. Looks like Petty's spray has worked after all. And it shows no sign of wearing off a... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780192732378
Barcode 9780192732378
Published 18 February 2012 by Oxford University Press (S1)
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Sparkes, Ali
Illustrated by Collins, Ross
Series W.I.T.C.H (part: 8)
Availability Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9780192732378
ISBN-10 0192732374
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
Imprint Oxford University Press
Publication Date 18 February 2012
International Publication Date 2 February 2012
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Sparkes, Ali
Illustrated by Collins, Ross
Series W.I.T.C.H (part: 8)
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Adventure Stories
Number of Pages 128
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 199mm
Spine: 9mm
Weight 98g
Interest Age 7-9 years
Reading Age 7-9 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 240271

Description of this Book

Petty Potts' most recent reptoSWITCH spray doesn't seem to be working ...not that Josh and Danny were all that excited about being chameleons anyway-alligators would be way better! Plus, they're distracted by the mystery of who is sending them clues to find marbles filled with scientific code. But at school the next day, time seems to be going too fast for the twins, and when one of Danny's eyeballs rolls right round in its socket, they know things are getting weird. While Danny is distracted by the leafy coolness of his teacher's pot plant, Josh is causing a stir in PE, escaping the class bullies by climbing right up to the top of the gym ropes! How long will it be before the boys are boys again? And will they be able to find the next marble (and get their own back on those bullies) in the meantime?

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Praise for SWITCH This book has helped my son, 5, move on from picture books at bed time to one with more words. An excellent choice for reluctant readers who will be thrilled at the idea of turning into a bug, mad inventors and lots of adventures. Amazon Reviewer The book is great fun and involves the reader, who really feels as though they are part of the story. Along the way the reader learns a surprising amount about pond life. www.parentsintouch.co.uk Praise for Ali Sparkes's Frozen in Time, winner of the Blue Peter Book of the Year Award 'I know now what they mean by a plot that is toe-curlingly good ... brilliantly inventive and rollicking fantastical adventure' Bookbag 'Frozen in Time shows [Ali's] skill at fusing traditional children's storytelling with modern tales ... Sparkes's sci-fi conspiracy thrills will keep 21st-century kids transfixed' Books Quarterly 'It was outstanding. It blew me away' Jamie Fenlon, judge on the Blue Peter book award panel
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Ali was a local newspaper reporter and columnist before joining BBC local radio as a producer and presenter, and then chucked in the safe job to be dangerously freelance and write scripts and manuscripts. Her first venture was as a comedy columnist on the BBC Radio's top-rated Woman's Hour and Home Truths programmes. Ali lives in Southampton with her husband and sons and would never kill a creepy-crawly of any kind. They are more scared of her than she is of them. (Creepy-crawlies, not her husband and sons.) Ross Collins is winner of the Royal Mail Book Award. Ross was born in Glasgow, Scotland. He graduated from the Glasgow School of Art in 1994 with 1st Degree in Illustration and spent two years in London before returning to Glasgow. He spends time illustrating picture books, watching cartoons, cat juggling and precariously swinging backwards on chairs. He has illustrated over thirty children's books so far and written four of them. The Sea Hole won 1st place in the 1994 Macmillan Prize and Supposing gained, among other prizes, a Blue Ribbon Award in the US.

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