Suitable for children in Year 2 (age 6), The Slippery Planet is from the Cambridge Reading genre strand Stories about Fantasy Worlds, which contains motivating stories that are full of humour, action and surprise! The Slippery Planet forms part of a set of nine books which are written by Rosemary Hayes and illustrated by Ian Newsham, which feature ordinary children caught up in strange and magical events. The Slippery Planet is a pink planet where everybody moves around on ice-skates. Mark and Chen go there on a special mission: Space Creature Rescue! Cambridge Reading at Key Stage 1 (Years 1 and 2) offers fiction, non-fiction, poetry and plays to introduce children to a variety of text types, authors and illustrators and provide a firm base for wider reading. This pack of 6 is for guided group reading.