Morgan the Brave
by Ted Staunton and Will Staunton
illustrated by Bill Slavin
Morgan's friend Curtis is throwing the birthday party to end all birthday parties. Everyone in grade three will be there. But when Curtis announces that hes going to show Brain Eater, the scariest movie EVER, Morgan is nervous — he doesnt like scary movies. Can Morgan overcome his fear and still have fun at the party?
With a situation young readers will recognize and enjoy, and a character they can easily identify with, this is a book that will appeal to kids starting to read on their own. The dyslexia-friendly features of the book include easier-to-read typography, page layout, and reduced-contrast paper stock, along with illustrations on every double-page spread that enhance the text.
About the Authors
TED and WILL STAUNTON are a father and son team who have collaborated on many projects—this is their second book together. TED has written numerous books for young people, including books featuring Morgan and his group of friends. Ted also writes and plays music with many people, including his son Will and other members of the Maple Leaf Champions Jug Band. His website is www.tedstauntonbooks.com. WILL spends much of his time driving back and forth across Canada playing music with his rock/bluegrass band, Union Duke. In between trips, he lives in Toronto with his wife and teaches music. His website is www.willstaunton.com.
BILL SLAVIN is a celebrated illustrator who lives in Millbrook, Ontario. He has illustrated over 40 books for children, including The Cat Came Back.
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