A CD rom of 9 short first person filmic stories of life in different ages and countries including life on a slave-ship, war-torn London, and modern-day Tokyo with a young girl who writes stories on her mobile phone. A very visual medium – with optional text on the screen. Offers great opportunities for creative writing. Can be used on individual PC or with white board and good for literacy across the curriculum. Aims to encourage children to produce their own personal responses and to use digital techniques such as sound recording and image manipulation. Accompanied by particularly useful Teachers' Notes including suggestions for supporting resources.

Formats available

Teachers Book | CD Rom


Fiction | Non-Fiction | cross curricular | cultural diversity | suitable for SEN/reluctant readers but not specifically designed for them