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Katie Dale - Author

About the Author

Katie Dale loves nothing more than creating characters - both on page and onstage. She studied English literature at Sheffield University and spent a year at the University of North Carolina, followed by a crazy year at drama school, a summer playing Juliet with a national Shakespeare tour, and eight months backpacking through Southeast Asia. In 2008 she won the SCBWI Undiscovered Voices competition. Someone Else's Life is Katie's first novel and she's currently working on her next YA fiction title. Katie lives in Cambridge, England.

Featured books by Katie Dale

Other books by Katie Dale

Reading Champion: The Prince and the Pea Independent Reading 14

Reading Champion: The Prince and the Pea Independent Reading 14

Author: Katie Dale Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/12/2018

Prince Rupert longs to play with the other village children, but his mother, the Queen, wants to find a real princess to be his playmate. She has a clever plan to find a real princess for her son...but Rupert has a plan all of his own. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Planet - Rumpelstiltskin - Green: Galaxy

Reading Planet - Rumpelstiltskin - Green: Galaxy

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/10/2018

Galaxy reading books are a wonderful collection of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and plays to capture the interest of every child, helping to develop a life-long love of reading. The prince wants to marry Lara, the millers daughter, but the king refuses unless she can spin wheat into gold. Luckily, Rumplestiltskin promises to help Lara, but he wants something in return. Should Lara trust thim?

Reading Champion: Keep Off the Grass Independent Reading 13

Reading Champion: Keep Off the Grass Independent Reading 13

Author: Katie Dale Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/10/2018

Simon and Tariq are best friends. But when Simon starts taking a shortcut through somebody's garden, and Tariq is not happy to do so, their friendship is tested. Then Tariq gets into trouble because of Simon's actions. Will Simon prove to be a good friend after all? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Save the library! Independent Reading 12

Reading Champion: Save the library! Independent Reading 12

Author: Katie Dale Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/08/2018

Reading Champion: Anansi and the Box of Stories Independent Reading 11

Reading Champion: Anansi and the Box of Stories Independent Reading 11

Author: Katie Dale Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/08/2018

A beautifully illustrated retelling of this favourite African tale. Anansi the spider is a trickster and he will stop at nothing to get Nyame's story box, proving that even the littlest among us can achieve the greatest things. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Planet - Hot Dogs - Pink B: Rocket Phonics

Reading Planet - Hot Dogs - Pink B: Rocket Phonics

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/06/2018

Rocket Phonics reading books are fully decodable phonics books allowing children to practise their phonic skills in context, developing emerging reading skills. Peg and Pug are off for a picnic. They've packed lots of lovely things to eat and are on their way to the top of the hill. But things go wrong when they find themselves without any lunch on a very hot day! What will these hot dogs do? Reading age: 4-5 years

Reading Planet - Sad Tig - Pink A: Rocket Phonics

Reading Planet - Sad Tig - Pink A: Rocket Phonics

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/06/2018

Rocket Phonics reading books are fully decodable phonics books allowing children to practise their phonic skills in context, developing emerging reading skills. Tig the dog is sad. Even the idea of digging a pit or chasing the cat will not cheer him up. Who or what will make him feel better? Reading age: 4-5 years

Reading Champion: Who Will be King? Independent Reading White 10

Reading Champion: Who Will be King? Independent Reading White 10

Author: Katie Dale Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/06/2018

The old King has a dilemma - who should be king after him? His sons are triplets! So the king decides to set them a series of tests... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Catch It, Jess! and Cat Nap (Early Reader)

Catch It, Jess! and Cat Nap (Early Reader)

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/05/2018

Dot and Dan and Snack Attack (Early Reader)

Dot and Dan and Snack Attack (Early Reader)

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/05/2018

Viv the Vet and Top Dog (Early Reader)

Viv the Vet and Top Dog (Early Reader)

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/05/2018

Reading Champion: The Missing Necklace Independent Reading White 10

Reading Champion: The Missing Necklace Independent Reading White 10

Author: Katie Dale Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/05/2018

A crime has been committed in Ancient Egypt - who has stolen the Queen's precious necklace? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Perfect for children aged 6-8 or reading book band 10 White.

Reading Champion: Funny Footprints Independent Reading Orange 6

Reading Champion: Funny Footprints Independent Reading Orange 6

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/04/2018

In this story, it is Ben's birthday and it is snowing! He goes for a walk with Dad and sees some very funny footprints in the snow. Where could they lead? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading: Orange stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 6 (Orange) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Dog at School Independent Reading Orange 6

Reading Champion: Dog at School Independent Reading Orange 6

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/04/2018

In this fun story, a dog runs into school and causes all sorts of trouble. Then he runs to the head teacher's office. Everyone thinks the head teacher will be very cross, but will he? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading: Orange stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 6 (Orange) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Sid's Stick Independent Reading Yellow 3

Reading Champion: Sid's Stick Independent Reading Yellow 3

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/04/2018

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Yellow stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 3 (Yellow) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, Sid the dog is desperate to find his stick, but he keeps getting it wrong. Then he finds another dog at the end of his stick... can they be friends?

Reading Champion: Abdul's Lazy Sons Independent Reading Gold 9

Reading Champion: Abdul's Lazy Sons Independent Reading Gold 9

Author: Katie Dale Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/04/2018

Abdul works hard on the farm, but his sons never help. They are far too lazy! Then Abdul thinks of a clever trick to make them work very hard indeed ... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: A Pet to Play With Independent Reading Red 2

Reading Champion: A Pet to Play With Independent Reading Red 2

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/01/2018

Raj can't wait to get a new pet, but there are so many to choose from! Which one will he pick? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Red 2 stories are perfect for children aged 4-5 who are reading at book band 2 (Red) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Dog at School Independent Reading Orange 6

Reading Champion: Dog at School Independent Reading Orange 6

Author: Katie Dale Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/12/2017

In this fun story, a dog runs into school and causes all sorts of trouble. Then he runs to the head teacher's office. Everyone thinks the head teacher will be very cross, but will he? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading: Orange stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 6 (Orange) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Funny Footprints Independent Reading Orange 6

Reading Champion: Funny Footprints Independent Reading Orange 6

Author: Katie Dale Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/12/2017

In this story, it is Ben's birthday and it is snowing! He goes for a walk with Dad and sees some very funny footprints in the snow. Where could they lead? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading: Orange stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 6 (Orange) in classroom reading lessons.

Dog in a Dress & Run, Tom, Run! (Early Reader)

Dog in a Dress & Run, Tom, Run! (Early Reader)

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/08/2017

Reading Champion: A Pet to Play With Independent Reading Red 2

Reading Champion: A Pet to Play With Independent Reading Red 2

Author: Katie Dale Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/07/2017

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Red 2 stories are perfect for children aged 4-5 who are reading at book band 2 (Red) in classroom reading lessons. In this story Raj goes to the pet shop to find the perfect pet-which one will he choose?

Hopscotch Twisty Tales: Thumbelina Thinks Big

Hopscotch Twisty Tales: Thumbelina Thinks Big

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/02/2016

Thumbelina dreams of being a model on the catwalk. She has big dreams of stardom...but not very much luck at being noticed! When a local fashion show comes to town, is this her big chance? Hopscotch Twisty Tales combine carefully controlled text levels and word counts with highly entertaining and original stories, perfect for children starting to read independently.

Hopscotch Twisty Tales: Big Pancake to the Rescue

Hopscotch Twisty Tales: Big Pancake to the Rescue

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/02/2016

The baker gets a huge shock when the giant pancake he is making leaps off the frying pan and rolls off into town! The butcher and the candlestick maker give chase, but soon a giant sniffs out the tasty pancake and chases them all! The only escape is on the river, but how can they stay afloat? Hopscotch Twisty Tales combine carefully controlled text levels and word counts with highly entertaining and original stories, perfect for children starting to read independently.

Little Women Band 18/Pearl

Little Women Band 18/Pearl

Author: Katie Dale, Paul Rawsthorne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/01/2016

Follow the lives of the March sisters, who are forced to pull together when their father leaves to fight in the war. But will the girls cope when disaster strikes and their mother has to leave too, or will their changing world pull them apart? This edition, written by Katie Dale has all the warmth of Louisa May Alcott's original classic. Pearl/Band 18 books offer fluent readers a complex, substantial text with challenging themes to facilitate sustained comprehension, bridging the gap between a reading programme and longer chapter books. Text type: Fiction from our literary heritage Curriculum links: English: fiction from the literary heritage

Little White Lies

Little White Lies

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2013

The first time Lou meets tall, dark, and handsome Christian, she knows he's hiding something. Why does he clam up every time she asks about his past? Why doesn't he have any family photos and why does he dye his blond hair black? Then suddenly his terrible secret is unveiled to the world - and it seems everything he's ever told Lou is a lie. Can what the media are saying about him really be true? Should Lou trust him? Or is she in terrible danger? But Christian isn't the only one keeping secrets. For what if their chance meeting was no accident at all . . .? As lie follows lie, nothing is as it seems, and soon Lou finds herself ensnared in a web of deceit, her loyalties torn, her emotions in tatters as she faces a heart-wrenching dilemma: should she shatter the lives of those she holds dearest, or betray the guy who, against all odds, she's fallen in love with? Full of family secrets, surprising twists and unexpected revelations, Katie Dale's second novel will have readers on the edge of their seats.

Die andere Tochter

Die andere Tochter

Author: Katie Dale Format: eBook Release Date: 21/03/2013

Rosies Leben gerat aus den Fugen, als sie beim Tod ihrer Mutter erfahrt, dass sie nicht deren leibliche Tochter ist. Sie macht sich auf die Suche nach ihrer Familie, ihrer wahren Identitat - und sieht sich bald vor einer schweren Entscheidung: Darf man die Wahrheit ans Licht bringen, auch wenn man damit das Lebensgluck anderer zerstort?

Fairy Tale Twists: Three Magic Mice

Fairy Tale Twists: Three Magic Mice

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/08/2012

You know the tales of three blind mice, three bears, three pigs - they're all quite nice. But did you ever stop to wonder why three is such a magic number...?

Fairy Tale Twists: Prince Charming`s Princess Quest

Fairy Tale Twists: Prince Charming`s Princess Quest

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/08/2012

You'd think love easy for Prince Charming After all, he's just so...charming! But think again, don't be unkind, The right princess is hard to find...

Fairy Tale Twists: Goldilocks and the Pea

Fairy Tale Twists: Goldilocks and the Pea

Author: Katie Dale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/07/2012

Of Goldilocks you have heard tell - the bears, the porridge - you know it well. But do you know the rest, my friends? For this is how it really ends...