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Morgan and the Dune Racer

By Ted Staunton, Illustrated by Bill Slavin

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Series: Formac First Novels

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It's Morgan's birthday and all he wants is Charlie's Thunderbolt Dune Racer. Aldeen snags it first from a yard sale, and Morgan gets mad. Really mad. Morgan's birthday brings him a surprise gift, and a lesson in friendship.

Morgan and the Dune Racer, with its humourous tone and lively portrayals of Morgan and his buddies, will encourage young readers to learn awareness of their emotions and the value of not acting out every feeling that comes along.

Awards

Commended - Best Books for Kids & Teens -- Canadian Children's Book Centre - 2012

Ted Staunton's newest addition to the Morgan series is excellent. As usual, the plot is focused, funny and believable. This short story is a good tale about friendship and good character.
Recommended.

- John Dryden CM: Canadian Review of Materials

Rated G - Good, even great at times, generally useful!
Organized into short chapters Morgan and the Dune Racer is an excellent introduction for children beginning to reader longer novels. Choice of font size is appropriate and having illustrations every few pages will also help the child to have some visual clues as well as graphic details of story concepts.

- Adriane Pettit Resource Links

TED STAUNTON is an award-winning author who divides his time between writing and a busy schedule as a speaker, workshop leader, storyteller and musical performer for children and adults.

BILL SLAVIN is a celebrated illustrator who lives in Millbrook, Ontario.

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 64 pages
Publication Date: 9th August 2011
ISBN: 9780887809651
Format: 7.5in x 5in

Binding: Hardback, 64 pages
Publication Date: 11th September 2011
ISBN: 9780887809668
Format: 7.5in x 5in

Binding: Electronic book text, 64 pages
Publication Date: 28th June 2012
ISBN: 9780887809682
Format: EPUB

BIC Code: YFB, YFM, YFQ, YQF, YXL, YXS
BISAC Code:  JUV019000, JUV039050, JUV039060, JUV043000
Imprint: Formac

Interest age: From 6 To 9
Lexile Reading Level: 610

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