Night of the Werewolf by John Townsend
  

Night of the Werewolf

Written by John Townsend

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Interest Age 11+ Reading Age 8+. An exciting blend of fact and fiction, this story tells of the terror that struck France in the 1760s when a huge and ferocious creature attacked and killed more than 100 children and women working out in the fields. The fear was so pervasive that anyone who looked even a little bit different was tracked down and killed. Luc Pascal is one such and in telling his story he captures the terror and tension of the time.

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Night of the Werewolf by John Townsend

France, the 1760s. The villagers cower in fear of a terrifying beast that stalks their livestock and attacks their children. Rumours are rife. Is the beast a wolf or is it something far more horrific - a werewolf? And can anyone kill it and stop the attacks? Fascinating true story of superstition and terror. Publisher Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

About the Author

John Townsend

John Townsend worked as a Secondary School teacher before becoming a full time writer of children's books and a writer-in-residence in a primary school tree-house. He specialises in fun, exciting information books for reluctant readers, as well as fast-paced fiction, reading schemes and 'fiction with facts' books. He visits schools around the country to encourage excitement in all aspects of reading and writing. He has recently written 12 plays based on Salariya's You Wouldn't Want To Be series that will be uploaded to the company's new website for use in classrooms.

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Format

Paperback

Author

John Townsend
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Author's Website

www.johntownsend.co.uk/

Publisher

Barrington Stoke Ltd

Publication date

20th August 2010

ISBN

9781842997765

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