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It’s Cal and Annie’s first day at their new school. Cal is terrified that his little sister is going to tell the other children at school the family secret – that their dad is a pirate. All goes well to begin with, but as the day progresses, the news soon gets out!
- Emerald/Band 15 books provide a widening range of genres including science fiction and biography, prompting more ways to respond to texts.
- Text type – A story with a familiar setting.
- The excitement chart on pages 46 and 47 can be used to support an oral recount of the events of the story.
- Curriculum links – PSHE: Healthy lifestyles (emotional health).
- This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.