Story Seekers Series 3

Story Seekers is Essential Resources’ solution to supporting students with reading difficulties – both struggling and reluctant readers. The purpose is to teach children the key reading techniques – linguistic comprehension and decoding words – which are proven to raise their reading ability.  

Story Seekers Series 3 is written specifically for students aged 9 to 12 years who have a reading age of 7.5 to 8 years. The short chapter books feature captivating fiction storylines or non-fiction topics and reading level-specific vocabulary to create a positive reading experience. Together, these boost reading confidence and improve reading skills.  

With carefully crafted text, top-quality images, and relevant literacy activities, Story Seekers can be utilised in various ways. The versatile books are suited to a guided reading setting, as independent readers, or as support resources for ESOL students. Additionally, they are all dyslexia-friendly.   

The Activity Book – Series 3 provides a variety of practical teaching ideas and activities to extend students’ reading comprehension, vocabulary and decoding word skills while catering to diverse learning styles. 

Unlock the ultimate literacy support for those who are struggling with reading. Order Story Seekers

Single books: $13.50 
Title Set (6 student copies of the same title): $75.00 
Class Set (6 student copies and the Series 3 Activity Book): $966.00 

Ages: 8-12 years

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About the Authors

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Bronwen Wall

Bronwen writes and edits full time from her home among the trees in hilly Wellington, New Zealand. She has written for the New Zealand Ministry of Education’s Ready to Read, Junior Journal, School Journal and Connected series. Her non-fiction children’s book Explore! Aotearoa, about incredible New Zealand explorers, won a Storylines Notable Book Award and was a finalist in the New Zealand Book Awards for Children & Young Adults in 2018. And when Bronwen isn’t writing, she is often out exploring herself, looking for more information for her next piece of writing.
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Marie Langley

Marie Langley’s experience in education includes 19 years teaching in secondary and area (Years 1 to 13) schools, 10 years as head of an English department, and seven years as a deputy principal. Her published works include a thesis for a Master of Teaching and Learning degree, magazine articles, short stories, poetry, picture books, a junior novel and numerous educational resource texts. She currently lives and works in Golden Bay in the top north-west corner of the South Island of New Zealand.

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Philippa Werry

Philippa lives in Wellington and writes fiction, non-fiction, poetry and plays for children and young adults. Her books have been shortlisted for a number of awards and prizes. Her work has also appeared in various anthologies and has been broadcast on radio. She maintains several writing blogs and is a frequent speaker at schools with the Writers in Schools programme. For further info, see
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Paul Mason

Inspired by his own family and from his time as a primary school teacher, Paul likes to write stories that get young readers turning pages. Paul has an extensive body of published work crossing a range of genres, including the novels The International Yeti Collective and Shadowspring. He lives on an island in Aotearoa New Zealand, and can be found with a little book and a fountain pen in his hands, catching ideas before they disappear.