Enter a prehistoric world with cave-boy Glog in this innovative storybook designed to boost reader confidence.
Cave-boy Glog is accidentally left behind when his tribe move to new hunting grounds - and things look bleak. Glog will have to do the best he can to fend for himself until they come to find him. Along the way, he encounters a ferocious wolf and gathers some new friends. He draws them on the cave wall for company, but it's not the same as his own tribe. Will Glog's family come back for him?
Walker Stories support beginner readers making the transition from picture books in an engaging, entertaining and accessible way.
Features three highly illustrated, individual short stories linked by one character, so readers can build familiarity and confidence.
The perfect first step into fiction.
About the Author
Pippa Goodhart is an established author of children's literature, from early readers and picture books to novels. Her first novel, Flow
, was shortlisted for the Smarties Award and Ginny's Egg
was shortlisted for the Young Telegraph Book of the Year. She lives in Leicester with her family
About the illustrator
Nick Maland has illustrated numerous picture books, including Big Blue Whale
by Nicola Davies and You've Got Dragons
by Kathryn Cave, which was the overall winner at the V&A Illustration Awards 2003. He lives in north London.
'New readers need exciting, well-crafted stories to build confidence and get that reading bug, so it's good when writers of this calibre come up with tales like this one...Nick Maland's illustrations help capture his longing and loneliness, as well as the catharsis of the final reunion.' The Glasgow Herald
'An atmospheric and engaging book for newly confident readers.' Families Online