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Simon Cheshire - Author

About the Author

Simon Cheshire is the award-winning author of the Saxby Smart and Jeremy Brown series. Simon's ultimate dream is to go the moon, but in the meantime, he lives in Warwick with his wife and children and contents himself with writing in a tiny wardrobe and eating too much chocolate.

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The Monster of Pit Street

The Monster of Pit Street

Author: Simon Cheshire Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2013

Nick has just moved to Pit Street, so he and his best friend Jess help to unpack and explore the new house, including the spooky cellar. But what they don't realise, is that something else has been living deep in the cellar and doesn't want to be disturbed ... With an unexpected twist in its tale, this wonderful story was written by Simon Cheshire. * Collins Big Cat Progress books are specifically designed for children at Key Stage 2 who have a Key Stage 1 reading level, giving them age-appropriate texts that they can read, building their confidence and fostering positive attitudes towards reading. * Text type: A mystery story * Curriculum links: Citizenship * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Deadline

Deadline

Author: Simon Cheshire Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2011

When Sam and Karen's mum is dragged away by heavily armed police, their whole lives change. With no clues apart from a cryptic message screamed out as she leaves, the kids suddenly find themselves embroiled in a high-adrenalin race against time to stop a bomb blowing up Westminster Bridge. Chased by terrorists at every turn, Sam and Karen need to use all their ingenuity to survive, rescue their mum, and stop this terrible crime! Fast, furious and gripping, this is a page-turner that will hook the most reluctant reader.

The Detectives Handbook

The Detectives Handbook

Author: Simon Cheshire Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/09/2010

Find out about the world's greatest detectives: the fictional ones, and the real ones who solved history's most notorious crimes. Learn how to be a private eye: from fingerprinting suspects and studying a crime scene to the secrets of modern forensics, and the world of real-life police work.

Bug Club Independent Fiction Year Two Orange A Adventure Kids: Chase in New York

Bug Club Independent Fiction Year Two Orange A Adventure Kids: Chase in New York

Author: Simon Cheshire Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2010

Ed and Lin fly to New York with their photographer father. They marvel at the sights but when they see a thief grab a handbag, they give chase. Lin manages to rescue the handbag only to discover that it is not a real theft. The scene has been set up for a movie and Lin and Ed end up being film stars! Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools Helps your child develop reading fluency and confidence Suitable for children age 6-7 (Year 2) Book band: Orange A Phonics phase: 5

Secret of the Skull

Secret of the Skull

Author: Simon Cheshire Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/06/2010

Three wise-cracking mysteries in one where YOU are the supersleuth! What strange and sinister secret is lurking at the home of Saxby's classmate? Who is the shadowy person in need of Saxby's help, and why won't they reveal their identity? Why is the school's most notorious bully suddenly being nice to everyone? Here are three more mind-baffling mysteries in this absorbing book about Saxby Smart, schoolboy private detective! Saxby reveals the clues that solve the cases but are you 'smart' enough to work out the answers?

Learn at Home:Rapid Pack 3 (6 books)

Learn at Home:Rapid Pack 3 (6 books)

Author: Simon Cheshire, Jan Burchett, Sara Vogler, Dee Reid Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 23/04/2010

Another fantastic set of books to help your child catch up with the rest of the class. Adventurous tales such as Code Breakers and Jungle Quest, for children at National Curriculum Level 2, are bound to entice them to read more and more.

Jeremy Brown

Jeremy Brown

Author: Simon Cheshire Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2010

The Poisoned Arrow

The Poisoned Arrow

Author: Simon Cheshire Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/09/2009

What kind of dirty tricks are being played at the local theatre? Why would someone take the blame for a crime they couldn't have committed? And how do the top team in the school quiz seem to know the answers before they hear the questions? Solve three more mind-mangling mysteries, brought to you by Saxby Smart, schoolboy private detective. Saxby reveals the clues that solve the cases, but are you smart enough to work out them out for yourself?

5 Seconds to Doomsday

5 Seconds to Doomsday

Author: Simon Cheshire Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/05/2009

Saxby Smart is a schoolboy detective. He may have to be home in time for dinner, but his genius is never off the case. Here, Saxby pits his wits against adversaries old and new: his arch nemesis - who's plotting an ultimate revenge, thieves who make a truckload of video games vanish into thin air, and whoever's behind the apparently pointless robbery of the school office! Packed with mind-mangling mysteries and fizzing with humour, three new case files are opened for the reader to join Saxby's adventures, and solve the cases themselves!

The Eye of the Serpent

The Eye of the Serpent

Author: Simon Cheshire Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/02/2009

Here are three more puzzling cases for Saxby Smart: a valuable work of art vanishes into thin air, a notorious crook returns from the dead, and the winning entry in a radio competition leads to a case of stolen identity. In this fifth book of Saxby Smart's perplexing puzzles, the schoolboy detective tells you the stories, and gives you clues which help solve the mystery. Are you smart enough to work out the answers?

The Hangman's Lair

The Hangman's Lair

Author: Simon Cheshire Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/10/2008

Saxby Smart, private detective, is back. Operating out of his garden shed, Saxby takes on cases brought to him by other pupils at his school, never failing to uncover a web of intrigue and deceit. In the three new stories in this collection, Saxby manages to solve the cases in his usual expert way, making deductions and spotting clues (which the reader can join in with).

The Fangs of the Dragon

The Fangs of the Dragon

Author: Simon Cheshire Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/02/2008

Saxby Smart, private detective, is back. Operating out of his garden shed, Saxby takes on cases brought to him by other pupils at his school, never failing to uncover a web of intrigue and deceit. In 'The Dragon's Fangs', it is one of his teachers who needs his help. A recent spate of intrusions at a number of her pupils' homes has upset everyone. There is no sign of forced entry, in most cases nothing appears to be missing, and several times the homeowners were clearly seen at home. Saxby, by careful deduction, is able to solve the mystery. Can you see all the clues? The other two stories in his case files are -- 'The Tomb of Death' which involves skulduggery in the rare comic book market, and 'The Treasure of Dead Man's Lane' which finds him searching an old house for hidden treasure of a very different kind.

Rapid Stage 6: Reader Set (Series 1)

Rapid Stage 6: Reader Set (Series 1)

Author: Simon Cheshire, Helen Chapman Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 29/09/2006

Part of the Rapid Reading series, created to help children catch up. Rapid Reading is the UK's most comprehensive reading intervention programme. The books and unique speech-recognition software are guaranteed to motivate children with SEN and struggling readers at Key Stage 2 (1st/2nd Level)

Rapid Stage 5: Reader Set (Series 1)

Rapid Stage 5: Reader Set (Series 1)

Author: Simon Cheshire, Haydn Middleton Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 26/09/2006

Part of the Rapid Reading series, created to help children catch up. Rapid Reading is the UK's most comprehensive reading intervention programme. The books and unique speech-recognition software are guaranteed to motivate children with SEN and struggling readers at Key Stage 2 (1st/2nd Level)

Rapid Reading: Zoooooom! (Stage 4, Level 4A)

Rapid Reading: Zoooooom! (Stage 4, Level 4A)

Author: Simon Cheshire Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/09/2006

Suitable for children age 7 and above with a reading age of 7 years to 7 years 5 months Part of the Rapid Reading intervention series by Pearson Rapid Stage: Stage 4 Level 4A (equivalent to turquoise book band) Design supports readers with dyslexia Proven to help children who are behind in their reading to catch up fast Ideal for home learning Rapid Reading is a catch-up intervention reading scheme that has been proven to help children who are behind in their reading to triple their rate of progress. Each carefully-levelled reading book has a dyslexia-friendly design and supports all struggling learners, including those with SEND, to develop their comprehension skills, reading fluency and confidence. Includes 'Before reading' notes to help children read with confidence and 'Quiz' questions to develop understanding. This book contains one fiction text and one non-fiction text on a similar theme.

Rapid Reading: Fun with Food (Stage 5, Level 5A)

Rapid Reading: Fun with Food (Stage 5, Level 5A)

Author: Simon Cheshire Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/05/2006

Suitable for children age 7 and above with a reading age of 7 years 6 months - 7 years 11 months Part of the Rapid Reading intervention series by Pearson Rapid Stage: Stage 5 Level 5A (equivalent to purple book band) Design supports readers with dyslexia Proven to help children who are behind in their reading to catch up fast Ideal for home learning Rapid Reading is a catch-up intervention reading scheme that has been proven to help children who are behind in their reading to triple their rate of progress. Each carefully-levelled reading book has a dyslexia-friendly design and supports all struggling learners, including those with SEND, to develop their comprehension skills, reading fluency and confidence. Includes 'Before reading' notes to help children read with confidence and 'Quiz' questions to develop understanding. This book contains one fiction text and one non-fiction text on a similar theme.

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