by Jim Eldridge
illustrated by Dan Chernett
Reading Age: 6.5 Interest Age: 10-14
Alex and her dad are working a routine plumbing job in the Town Hall when it is suddenly taken over by gunmen. Their leader Mr Blue demands the release of a high-profile prisoner, or he’ll start killing hostages – and one of them is Alex’s dad! Hidden in the attic’s pipes, Alex must rely on her wits to ensure they all stay alive. And she only has precious minutes before time runs out…
Information for Adults: This book has a dyslexia-friendly layout, typeface and paperstock so that even more readers can enjoy it. It has been edited to a reading age of 6.5. It features a removable ‘super-readable’ sticker.
AR Level – 3.9
Read the first chapter of Gunpoint below: