A Rolington Rats Tale

A Rolington Rats Tale

by Peter Miles

NOOK Book(eBook)

FREE

Available on Compatible NOOK Devices and the free NOOK Apps.
WANT A NOOK?  Explore Now
LEND ME® See Details

Overview

‘A Rolington Rats Tale’ is a children's adventure story with appeal for readers of all ages. It relates the struggle for survival of a group of escaped laboratory rats, the Whitecoats, living in the heart of the Rolington Municipal Dump. The plot details the rats’ endeavours to find food and fight off the unwanted attentions of rival animals in the dump, using courage, teamwork, and inventions built from recycled human rubbish. The story is thus full of action, peril and adventure, with themes centred on recycling, leadership, and the value of brain over brawn.

The story was written and used to engage reluctant young teenagers with reading in upper primary and lower secondary English classes.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940163239931
Publisher: Peter Miles
Publication date: 06/01/2019
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,119,978
File size: 169 KB
Age Range: 5 - 11 Years

About the Author

Peter Miles lives in Rainbow Beach, Queensland, Australia. He is a father of 3, an English and Physical Education teacher, a Special Educator, a classroom Behaviour Management specialist, a surfer, a runner and a paraglider. His priorities in life are Family, Fitness and Career, in that order. After 32 years of teaching, he is also a RAT - Retirement Aspirant Teacher. Peter published the classroom behaviour management textbook "Don't Just Stand There, Yell Something?" in 2003 through McGraw-Hill Publishing and wrote a follow-up ebook "If You Can't Beat Them, Teach Them" in 2006. He also compiled the educational package "The Better Behaviour, Better Learning Professional Development Suite" for Education Queensland and a protective behaviours anti-bullying program called "Take Control" for his education district.

Customer Reviews