When he finds himself at the Olympic finals, Rex feels he has no chance of competing with the very best. However hard he tries, he just can't fun fast enough. But the Rex meets a strange old man, and finds that he can run faster than he thought possible.
About this series:
Rex Jones is an action-adventure hero who, via his mysterious mobile phone, finds himself in all manners of different scenarios and dangerous situations. He has to use his wit, cunning and daring to overcome huge obstacles, defeat evil or save the planet.
The Rex Jones series provides stimulating adventure stories for reluctant readers, particularly boys.
There are eight chapter books and a teaching guide.
The teaching guide contains a five page section of ideas and activities for each of the books in the series. Every section provides the following information about individual stories:
- short summary of the plot
- glossary of vocabulary that may be challenging
- activities for groups
- comprehension questions
- text level and extension activities
- three photocopiable work sheets for each book