Nobody Wanted to Play by Roderick Hunt and illustrated by Alex Brychta






rock‧et /ˈrɒkɪt $ ˈrɑː-/ ●●○ noun
 [countable] a vehicle used for travelling or carrying things into space, which is shaped like a big tube → spacecraft

   • The rocket was launched from a space research base.
   • a space rocket


space‧man /ˈspeɪsmæn/ noun (plural spacemen /-men/) [countable]
informal a man who travels into space SYN astronaut

• What do you do if you see a spaceman?• I want to be a spaceman and fly to the moon.


climb /klaɪm/ ●●● W2 verb
MOVE UP/DOWN [intransitive always + adverb/preposition, transitive] to move up, down, or across something using your feet and hands, especially when this is difficult to do

• 
Harry climbed the stairs.
• Boys were climbing trees along the river bank.


- Wilf was cross.

- Nobody wanted to play.

He went to the park.

Wilf played on the rocket.

“I am a spaceman,” he said.

He played on the see-saw.

“I am a juggler,” he said.

He played on the horse.

“I am a cowboy,” he said.

He played on his bicycle.

“I am a stuntman,” he said.

He climbed up the ladder.

“I am a fireman,” he said.

He climbed on the wall.

“I am a spiderman,” he said.

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