Hot News! by John Townsend
  

Hot News!

Written by John Townsend
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Part of the Livewire Non Fiction Series

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Hot News! by John Townsend

Stimulating and accessible, the titles in the LIVEWIRE series have been produced in association with The Basic Skills Agency to ensure a non-patronising approach towards the requirements of readers with special needs. They provide teenagers/adult interest level fiction and non-fiction for those with reading ages below 10, or adult students learning English as a second language. Each book is graded at one of the following reading ages: 6-7, 7-8, 8-9 or 9-10. All LIVEWIRE books are written by qualified Special Needs teachers, and are expertly assessed and subtly colour-coded for the appropriate reading age. Hot News has articles on strange news stories from around the world, such as Danka, the world's smallest dog, a man who has surgery to have Spock ears and a lion who gets stuck in a public toilet in Africa.

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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

Hodder Education

Publication date

30th June 2005

ISBN

9780340900505


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