The Asian Tsunami, 2004 by John Townsend


The Asian Tsunami, 2004 by John Townsend

This thrilling new series takes a detailed look at a number of man-made and natural disasters that have occurred throughout history. In each title a captivating story unfolds chapter by chapter, with lots of emphasis on the human stories. It features a variety of text types including personal accounts, newspaper reports and timelines. It links to a range of curriculum subjects. Ideas for finding out more facilitates the teaching of research skills.

About the Author

John Townsend

After years of teaching in secondary schools, John Townsend realised that boys were crying out for cool, quick reads – so he decided to write them! He has now written over 100 books! He is in huge demand as a guest speaker – whether at schools, writers’ groups or libraries. His other books for Barrington Stoke include Deadline and Firebomb. He lives in Suckley, Worcester.

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56 pages
Interest Age: 9-11 years


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Publication date

6th July 2007



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