The great warlord Tamerlane and his army come to Kioni’s village causing terrible damage. Can Kioni stand up to Tamerlane and help his mother and sister? Books in the Voyagers strand are for learners experienced in reading a range of genres. Learners will be able to discuss how language is used and how the vocabulary chosen causes reactions and inferences in the reader. Texts use flashbacks, parody, summary and commentary. Fiction titles include chapters to reflect sustained reading while shorter books have deeper inferential meaning needing more advanced comprehension. Contains teaching support including learning outcomes, curriculum links and follow-up activities.

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Illustrated by Arpad Olbey,

Tom and Tony Bradman


Cambridge University Press


Cambridge Reading Adventures