Still only a teenager, Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds has already swum in the World Championships, beaten a world record holder and received an MBE. Find out Ellie’s story of developing her passion for swimming, living with Achondroplasia Dwarfism and her future ambitions in her autobiography, full of personal photos from her career so far.
• Pearl/Band 18 books offer fluent readers a complex, substantial text with challenging themes to facilitate sustained comprehension, bridging the gap between a reading programme and longer chapter books.
• Text type: An autobiography.
• Curriculum links: P.E: Outdoor and adventurous activities.