Cudweed’s Time Machine is a book written by Marcus Sedgwick and illustrated by Pete Williamson. The book is suitable for ‘Early Readers’. Blue Early Readers are perfect for sharing and reading together. This is a red Early Reader which is the next step on your reading journey. It was released on 4 July 2013 and published by Orion Publishing. The book is paperback containing about 80 pages with four chapters. The font is a good reading size, simple words and easy to read by school children. Each page contains lots of great illustrations.
The story is about Cudweed who was bored while waiting for tea time and he came across his dad’s new invention – a Time Machine. He thought he would go forward to tea time so he wouldn’t need to wait. He and his pet monkey Fellah went on it and thus their adventure begins. First, he comes face to face with Roman soldiers, then dinosaurs and lastly the Vikings. Each time, he narrowly escapes from mishapand finally they get back home but they were late for tea and missed his chocolate cake. So what did he do? He went back to the time machine and came back just on time for his tea again.
In this story, Mr K learnt about Roman soldiers, dinosaurs and the Vikings. Mr K (5 years old) still finds it hard to read some of the words but he is getting there. There are no big or difficult words. It is just that he needs to practise more reading. Overall, this is a fun and interesting adventure.
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