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Interest age Teen Reading age 8+. Chilling from start to finish this is a brilliant, fast moving and spooky story. When new girl Destiny arrives at school she asks if it is really haunted… Everyone knows it isn’t but tricking Destiny seems like a bit of harmless fun. But soon the fun begins to go just a little bit wrong… Tension mounts and leads to a highly satisfying conclusion. With a reading age of 8+ but an interest age of 12+, this novel can be enjoyed by an older struggling or reluctant reader just as much as by an avid and keen 8 year old reader.
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A Dyslexia Friendly title.
Interest age 12+ Reading age 8+. Nicola wants to scare the new girl, Destiny, so she and her gang stay overnight in the school. After all, Destiny doesn't realise that all the stories about the school being haunted are made up. Or are they? Terrifying chiller.
Based on a blurb written by 13 year-old Becky Wright of Dundee, who wrote the winning entry in a city-wide competition in order to promote reading.
'A real page-turner, finely executed.' - Writeaway
|Publication date:||12th June 2009|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 13+ readers|
|Genres:||Horror & Ghost Stories|
Scottish author Cathy McPhail (January 1946 - September 2021) won the Kathleen Fidler Award with her novel Run Zan Run, the Scottish Arts Council Award with her second novel, Fighting Back, a Royal Mail award and the 2010 Explore Award for Roxy's Baby and the 2010 Stockport Award and Royal Mail Award for Grass. Cathy's work was enormously popular with young teenagers, her trademarks being pacy and topical storylines. Cathy lived in Greenock, Scotland. Cathy wrote Run Zan Run after her daughter Katie was bullied at school. Asked what she'd do if she wasn't a writer, ...More About Cathy MacPhail
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