The Tempest: Band 17/Diamond by John Dougherty
  

Synopsis

The Tempest: Band 17/Diamond by John Dougherty

Meet Prospero and his daughter Miranda as they are shipwrecked on an island. As Prospero plans revenge on those that put them there, an unlikely alliance leads to an alternative outcome with acceptance, forgiveness, friendship and marriage at the heart. Discover one of Shakespeare's most exciting plays in this gripping retelling by John Dougherty. * Diamond/Band 17 books offer more complex, underlying themes to give opportunities for children to understand causes and points of view.

About the Author

John Dougherty

John Dougherty was born in Larne, Northern Ireland. He studied psychology at university and then tried his hand at a number of jobs including YMCA hostel worker, factory machine operator, and unsuccessful singer-songwriter, before becoming a primary school teacher.

Whilst John was teaching, his interest in children's literature was reawakened and he soon began writing stories and pestering publishers with them. After the publication of Zeus on the Loose (2004) he left teaching and took up writing full-time, only with more tea breaks. More recent books include the critically-acclaimed Stinkbomb & Ketchup-Face series and his poetry collection, Dinosaurs & Dinner-Ladies.

His books have been shortlisted for a number of prestigious awards and chosen for various book of the week/year roundups by the broadsheets, but more importantly, they make children giggle.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
56 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

John Dougherty
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Author's Website

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Publisher


www.collins.co.uk

Publication date

21st September 2015

ISBN

9780008127916


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