Virus by Tommy Donbavand


Written by Tommy Donbavand
Illustrated by Dan Chernett

9+ readers   
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Interest Age 9+ Reading Age 8+. Unleashing a virus in the ICT class looks like a harmless prank. Nahim only sends the link to Polly and Amina as they build their website about a stage school for a bit of a laugh. But, the laugh goes awry when all three classmates find themselves pulled right inside the internet. How on earth will they get home? It’s a scary adventure with lots of laughs along the way – and a very satisfactory conclusion.

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Virus by Tommy Donbavand

Tommy Donbavand's brand new book about a computer virus that changes everything. Nahim is bored in his ITC class at school and launches a virus onto Polly and Amina's computer. Suddenly, the world disappears! Polly and Amina are still with him, but where are they? And can they get back? Who will help them escape the evil Thunderstrike?

With its setting an ITC class at school, this book is very accessible for classrooms nationwide. It makes computing terminology and the world of the internet fun, young, and imaginative for nine to 12 year olds.

A fun adventure from a popular writer. With a reading age of 8, it is particularly suitable for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

About the Author

Tommy Donbavand

Tommy Donbavand loves spooky stories. His recent title for Barrington Stoke, Uniform, won the 2011 Hackney Short Novel Award. He is well known for his hugely successful series Scream Street (published by Walker Books), about a whole street of haunted houses. He visits schools constantly and runs popular reading and writing events. He lives in Lumb, Lancashire.

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64 pages


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Publication date

26th April 2012




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