The Dying Photo
Written by Alan Gibbons
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The Lovereading4Kids comment
Interest Age 9+ Reading Age 8+. A brilliantly taut ghost story based on a blurb by a Year 6 boy from a Liverpool primary school who won a city-wide competition. A real page turner and a roller coaster ride that’s an excellent title for the reluctant, struggling or dyslexic reader of 9+ but particularly for those whose reading age is nearer 8+. Alan Gibbons has won numerous awards including the Blue Peter award and has been shortlisted for the most prestigious book award, the Carnegie Medal.
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The Dying Photo by Alan Gibbons
Jamie’s shopping with his parents in Liverpool when a photographer offers to take a picture. The camera flashes. Both Jamie’s parents and the photographer have gone, and all that’s left is a negative fluttering to the ground. On it – Jamie’s parents. And they’re screaming. Can Jamie discover what’s happened?
About the Author
More books by Alan Gibbons
Barrington Stoke Ltd
14th July 2010
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