Helen Greathead

Tough Jobs



You are living on a pirate ship and following the ways of the pirates! Life is tough and punishments hard, but it's not all bad news.  There's friendship among the men and there's treasure to be had, too!

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"kids...'ll love finding out what it's really like to live on a pirate ship and follow the ways of the crew." Teach Primary


TJ Gladiator TJ Knight TJ Pilot TJ Pirate



Find out what it's like to live in a castle and clank about in armour. You are trained not just to fight, but to hunt, read poetry and serve at table, too!





Being a gladiator is not all fun and games. You are trained to use real weapons, you're put on a gladiator's fitness regime - and one day you'll be expected to fight - to the death...


"This is the kind of book that you can't put down...if you struggle to get boys to read, then I feel this would be a great series to introduce them to." *****Margaret Carr, TES online review bank



Fighter Pilot


You are living during the Second World War, and desperate to be a fighter pilot. You get yourself down to the local airbase and find out EVERYTHING about flying training, from how to spot a bogey to the importance of eating carrots.