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Nightmare: Two Ghostly Tales Band 17/Diamond Berlie Doherty, Collins Big Cat

Collins
Paperback / softback 56 pages

ISBN:
9780007307906
Size:
210 x 148 x 4mm
Published:
1st Sep 2009
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Series:
Collins Big Cat
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Overview

Two spooky stories from double-Carnegie-winner, Berlie Doherty. Dark and atmospheric these two tales send a chill down the spine. A desolate winter moor is the backdrop to the first story of a haunting friendship, and, in the second, when the past comes back to haunt Charlie, it becomes impossible to tell what is real and what isn't.* Diamond/Band 17 books offer more complex, underlying themes to give opportunities for children to understand causes and points of view.* Text type: Two stories by a significant author.* A feelings bar chart on pages 54-55 show the rise and fall in the narrators emotions during the first story, Nightmare.* Curriculum links: Citizenship: Living in a diverse world.* This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Author

Born in Knotty Ash, Liverpool, Berlie Doherty is the youngest of three children. She has been a social worker, a journalist, a teacher, and, for the past fifteen years, a writer.Berlie has twice won the prestigious Carnegie Medal, for `Grannie was a Buffer Girl' in 1987 and for `Dear Nobody' in 1992. She lives in the Derbyshire Peak District.

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