Dying for the Dark
By (author) Peter Lancett
Dying for the Dark by Peter Lancett
Book DescriptionOne 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 Dying for the Dark the Dark Man must help a girl who is bleeding. Then he finds out why she is hurt - and he meets those who hurt her. Software and teacher's support materials are also available.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781841676043
(199mm x 128mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Ransom Publishing
Publisher: Ransom Publishing
Publish Date: 30-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author 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, Hardback (September 2011)
Originally published: Winchester, Hants: Ransom Pub., Ltd., 2008.
Dark River, Paperback (August 2011)
The Dark Man must seek the gold coins. The Old Man said they will help him in his search for the Golden Cup. As Josie sleeps, she shows Dark Man the way to the river. The savage current of the water fights him and ghostly creatures grab at him beneath the water. Can the Dark Man defeat the dark river and recover the coins?
Dark Garden, Paperback (August 2011)» View all books by Peter Lancett
In the Dark Garden, the Dark Man has been captured by the Shadow Masters. He hangs from a tree in a mysterious garden, his power drained. There is nothing he can do to break free. But in the moonlight, something moves. It is Claire. She has the power to turn moonlight into sunshine and bring the garden to life.
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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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