My Father's Dragon: A 7+ and KS1 Adventure Novel with Definitions, Comprehension Practice Papers & In-Depth Guided Answers

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The 7+ (and equivalent) comprehension assessments can be deeply challenging.

This unique adventure novel is not just an exciting read. Accompanied by definitions for tricky words on each and every page, explanations of literary techniques, and eight 7+ practice papers (with model answers and in-depth explanations), this book is an invaluable tool for any student preparing for 7+ Entrance Exams or any other KS1 assessment.

My Father’s Dragon is an exciting tale about a young adventurer, Elmer Elevator, who leaves his home and takes to the sea. His mission? To free a young dragon trapped upon the enchanted Wild Island.

But when Elmer arrives on Wild Island, and the animals realise there’s an intruder looking to steal their dragon, Elmer’s life quickly becomes a whole lot more complicated!

  • Definitions for tricky words at the bottom of each and every page. This in-built dictionary allows students to bolster their vocabulary while enjoying the story.
  • Clean and clear notes in the margins of the novel explaining important types of punctuation and literary techniques – ranging from brackets to onomatopoeia to adverbs.
  • Eight comprehension papers that mimic the length and difficulty of those issued by the UK's top private and grammar schools. Suitable for upcoming exams in 2022, 2023, 2024 and 2025.
  • Papers split into separate formats so that students can familiarise themselves with the diverse styles of papers seen in the highly competitive 7+ field. These are also perfect practice for internal assessments at the end of KS1.
  • Unique, high quality model answers for every question.
  • In-depth explanations to accompany every model answer. These not only unpack how these answers satisfy examiners' criteria, but also guide students through the ideas and vocabulary deployed in the answers.
  • All the papers and supporting materials are written by an experienced tutor with a stellar track-record in 7+ admissions.
  • Also suitable for EFL and ESL students looking to improve their vocabulary and comprehension skills.

Ruth Stiles Gannett is a world-respected author of children’s fiction.

R. P. Davis (the author of the notes & the practice papers) has a First Class degree in English Literature from UCL, and a Masters in Literature from Cambridge University. Aside from teaching English for over a decade, he has also written a string of bestselling thriller novels.

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