Project X Origins: Turquoise Book Band, Oxford Level 7: Danger in the Dark by Janet Foxley
In this variety fiction story, Grumpy Humphrey the hippo decides to stay behind while his mum goes to find food. Is he brave enough to stay in the lake alone at night? And can he stay safe from the creatures lurking in the water? Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating non-fiction and comprehensive guided reading support meet the needs of children at every stage of their reading development. Each book contains inside cover notes that highlight challenge words, prompt questions and a range of follow-up activities to support children in their reading.