The TV Time Travellers

The TV Time Travellers

by PeteJohnson (Author)

Synopsis

Zac and Izzy win a place on a new reality TV show, but they have no idea where they're going or what to expect ...They must live as if it's 1939, the start of World War Two. One by one they will be voted out by the viewing public. It's a hard life and, since each contestant is desperate to be the final winner, there are problems. When the live final arrives, the contestants and the audience will all be stunned by what occurs ...

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
Publisher: Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books)
Published: 04 Jun 2009

ISBN 10: 0440868629
ISBN 13: 9780440868620
Children’s book age: 9-11 Years
Book Overview: A fun, contemporary take on reality television - with a WW2 theme - by award winning author, Pete Johnson.

Media Reviews
The emotional landscape is immediately familiar, the subject is popular and contemporary, and the writing is energetic, vivid and accessible -- Jill Murphy * The Bookbag *
Johnson cleverly exploits contemporary themes of reality TV and celebrity obsession, whilst sensitively exposing, en route, the many emotions facing young children today -- Laura Ciftci * The School Librarian *
Another great, humorous book from critically acclaimed Pete Johnson . . . an exciting story perfect for boys and girls aged eleven and over * Literacy Time *
Full of surprises so you don't really know where it is heading, but can't wait to find out * Primary Times *
A book written with a pleasing directness and a sureness which carry it along, buoyed up by a strong imagination which persuades and then takes you where you least expect to go. A definite winner -- Phil Hewitt * Chichester Observer *
Author Bio
PETE JOHNSON began work as a film critic for Radio One, then became a teacher. His experiences in the classroom inspired him to write his first book for children, and he still keeps contact with a panel of young readers to gain their viewpoint as he writes. He is the author of over forty books, including the bestselling How To Train Your Parents. Pete's books have won various awards, including the Young Telegraph Award and the Brilliant Book Award, and have been translated into twenty-three languages. He lives in St Albans.