Dark Candle by Peter Lancett
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Dark Candle
By Peter Lancett

The Dark Candle

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Dark Candle by Peter Lancett

Book Description

One of a series of reading books for children and young adults aged 11 and over who are struggling to read. Dark Man is a fiction series for older children and young adults who have a reading age of approximately 5 to 8. Each book features the character Dark Man, a shadowy, brooding loner who shuns society, living in the shadows. Recruited to play a part in a secret, cataclysmic struggle between good and evil, his continued mission is to seek out an artefact, a Golden Cup, which can channel limitless power and energy. Opposed to him, and also seeking to find this cup of power, is a sinister and corrupt organisation, The Shadow Masters. The book has a strong plot to engage the reader, however reluctant, and features dark evocative illustrations. The simple, carefully written text (under 400 words) focuses on the most common words, providing access for even the poorest readers. In The Dark Candle, a girl needs help. She is ill, but the Dark Candle can give her the health she needs. Can the Dark Man find it? Software and teacher's support materials are also available.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841676036
ISBN-10: 1841676039
Format: Paperback
(199mm x 128mm x 5mm)
Pages: 36
Imprint: Ransom Publishing
Publisher: Ransom Publishing
Publish Date: 30-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Peter Lancett

Hanging in the Mist by Peter Lancett Hanging in the Mist, Paperback (October 2011)

Living high in a crumbling state tower block is no barrel of laughs. Throw in parents more interested in crack than they've ever been in you, and life can seem barely worth the living. Especially when they sell the tools you've paid for out of your own savings, to feed their habit.

Seeing Red by Peter Lancett Seeing Red, Hardback (September 2011)

Originally published: Winchester, Hants: Ransom Pub., Ltd., 2008.

Past is Dark by Peter Lancett Past is Dark, Paperback (August 2011)

A memory comes to the Dark Man. It is a painful memory, of a time before the Shadow Masters. The Dark Man remembers Astrid - the girl he loved - and the night in the forest when the Shadow Masters took her from him. Now, it is Dark Man's duty to stop the Shadow Masters, but can he forget Astrid?

Bridge of Dark Tears by Peter Lancett Bridge of Dark Tears, Paperback (August 2011)

A black crumbling bridge is guarded by a fire-breathing demon. The bridge is invisible to most, but Josie can see things others cannot. She guides the Dark Man to the bridge. They see children being drawn across it. They are slaves to the shadow masters. Can Dark Man fight this terrible evil and destroy the bridge of dark tears?

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Author Biography - Peter Lancett

Peter Lancett is a recognised author for adults and older children. Following a long spell living in New Zealand, Peter returned to England to pursue his successful writing career.

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