Vampires by David Orme


Vampires by David Orme

What is a vampire? Did Count Dracula really exist? Who was he? Then don't forget the vampire hunters like Van Helsing. And what about other kinds of bloodsuckers: vampire bats, and the deadly assassin bugs. Never heard of them? Well find out here. Then read Blood in My Eyes: a warning about what happens when you go vampire hunting in Romania. Vampires is part of the Trailblazers series, published by Ransom Publishing. It is ideal for older children and young adults with a reading age of 5 - 8. The books are suitable for general reading or as part of a more structured reading programme. Each book is on a strong, popular topic, with a colourful, attractive layout, combining fact and fiction. Each book has a non fiction and a fiction section. The fiction story appears in two formats - one with simple texts for poor readers; the facing pages contain an illustrated speech bubble version of the same story, for those who are just starting to learn to read. These two levels of entry give access points for children and young adults with different reading ages. The vocabulary of each book is carefully limited, with simple sentences to reinforce reading skills, which make the books suitable for even the poorest readers.

About the Author

David Orme has written over 200 books including poetry collections, fiction, non-fiction, and school text books. When he is not writing books he travels around the country giving readings, and running writing workshops and courses.

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36 pages


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Publication date

30th January 2009



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