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The War of the Worlds

Young Reading Series 3 Classic stories
The War of the Worlds

Mysterious explosions on the surface of Mars signal the beginning of an alien invasion. Soon the ruthless creatures are terrorizing Earth with their unstoppable death rays. Can nothing prevent these merciless Martians from taking over the world? H.G. Wells’ classic story of Martian invasion, vividly retold for newly independent readers.


Key Stage: KS2 E; Age 7+

Lexile Measure: 990L

Book Band: 11 - Lime

BIC: C3N79

Price: £5.99
ISBN: 9781474918534
64 pages
196 x 130mm

Illustrator: David Miles

Russell Punter

Russell Punter was born in Bedfordshire, England. From an early age he enjoyed writing and illustrating his own stories. He later trained as a graphic designer at art college in West Sussex before entering publishing. Since then, he has written over fifty books for children, including original fiction in both picture book and young reader formats.

Russell Punter


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