Shouting at the Stars by David Belbin


Shouting at the Stars by David Belbin

Layla is a young singer who is just hitting the big time: she has even got her own bodyguard. With all of the excitement of her growing fame comes the eerie presence of an unknown heckler who begins to follow all her performances. But who is more dangerous, the heckler or her bodyguard? Shouting at the Stars 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. Shouting at the Stars is ideal for reluctant readers aged 12+ with a reading age of 9 - 10 years.

About the Author

David Belbin has written over twenty novels for young adults since 1990. He has a degree in English Literature and American studies as well as a PGCE in English and Drama, both from the University of Nottingham. David worked as a secondary school teacher for ten years and then as an editor, where he dealt with an extremely wide range of authors. In 2004 he organised Turning Point, the UK's first national conference on Young Adult Fiction. Now, he regularly reviews live music, both for the Nottingham Post and on his blog. In his spare time he is an avid play- and movie-goer, a keen table tennis player and he enjoys cycling.

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64 pages


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Publication date

1st July 2013



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