Virus by Mary Chapman


Virus by Mary Chapman

Every aspect of Penna's life is controlled for her: a computer programme tells her when to get up, when to eat, even when to sleep. It's the same for everybody in this brave new world. But one day the programme goes wrong. Suddenly Penna and her new friend Veeka's lives are thrown into disarray. Can they trust the mysterious Queltus who seems to know what is happening? Virus is part of the Shades 2.0 series, published by Ransom Publishing, a specialist publisher for reluctant and struggling readers. The Shades 2.0 books offer fast-paced, shorter stories (just 64pp each) for older readers who may find longer books too daunting, but who still want the excitement of a great story told with pace and style. Virus is ideal for reluctant readers aged 12+ with a reading age of 9 - 10 years.

About the Author

Mary Chapman is a regular Shades 2.0 author who has also written picture books. After attending University College London and Leeds University she taught English in secondary schools. After some years in teaching Mary decided to train as a social worker, and later as a family therapist. In recent years she has achieved her ambition to become a writer. When she is not writing she enjoys discussing books with friends in a book group, art exhibitions, aerobics, walking, and gardening, although she would rather look at other people's gardens than work in her own.

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64 pages


Mary Chapman
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Publication date

1st July 2013



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