Crime by David Orme
  

Synopsis

Crime by David Orme

What links pirates, body snatchers, gangsters and people smugglers? The answer is that they are all criminals. Find out about crime through the ages - and how the Internet is now being used for new kinds of crime. Then find out about the silliest punishment ever! Get the facts. Then read a true story about body snatchers who couldn't wait for people to die: 'Burke and Hare'. This fantastic book features an exciting combination of both fiction and non-fiction. The non-fiction section enables readers to engage with the subject matter, using dramatic illustrations and bite-sized texts. The beautifully illustrated fiction story appears in two formats - short, simple texts for more able readers and an illustrated 'speech bubble' version of the same story, for those who are really struggling. Part of the Trailblazers series, this book is brilliant for keeping reluctant readers engaged.

About the Author

David Orme was a teacher for 18 years before he became a full time writer. When he is not writing books he travels around the country, giving performances, running writing workshops and running courses. David has written over 200 books including poetry collections and anthologies, fiction and non-fiction, and school text books.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
36 pages
Interest Age: 6 - 8

Author

David Orme
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Publisher

Ransom Publishing

Publication date

1st August 2008

ISBN

9781841676517


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