The Lighthouse Keeper Readers Pair

Explore the breezy seaside world of the Lighthouse Keeper. Perfect holiday reading if you like beaches, thrilling action and tasty food. Do you dream of living by a lighthouse? Then say hello to Mr Grinling: a lucky man who has the amazing job of running a big, important lighthouse by the beach. That means polishing the light, rescuing stuck cats – and trying to calm down angry lighthouse inspectors! If you’re making strides with your reading, have a go at enjoying these books by yourself. Thrilling stories and great colour pictures full of cool details to spot. A must if you’d like to run your very own lighthouse one day.

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    Ronda Armitage

    Born in New Zealand, Ronda moved to the UK with husband David Armitage and their two young children in 1974, and has remained here ever since, working as school librarian, teacher, family counsellor and author.


    Ronda received the Esther Glenn award for The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch in 1978 and the Coventry Inspiration Book Award for A Very Strange Creature in 2013.

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    David Armitage

    David Armitage was raised in Australia and studied fine art before embarking on a career which has seen his paintings exhibited throughout New Zealand, Australia and the US. He now paints and exhibits from a studio at home and is regularly exhibited throughout the UK.


    The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch won the 1987 Esther Glen Award.

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