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The Dying Photo

Written by Alan Gibbons

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Interest Age 9+ Reading Age 8+. A brilliantly taut ghost story based on a blurb by a Year 6 boy from a Liverpool primary school who won a city-wide competition. A real page turner and a roller coaster ride that’s an excellent title for the reluctant, struggling or dyslexic reader of 9+ but particularly for those whose reading age is nearer 8+.  Alan Gibbons has won numerous awards including the Blue Peter award and has been shortlisted for the most prestigious book award, the Carnegie Medal.

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The Dying Photo Synopsis

Jamie’s shopping with his parents in Liverpool when a photographer offers to take a picture. The camera flashes. Both Jamie’s parents and the photographer have gone, and all that’s left is a negative fluttering to the ground. On it – Jamie’s parents. And they’re screaming. Can Jamie discover what’s happened?

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ISBN: 9781781120415
Publication date: 14/07/2010
Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781781120415
Publication date: 14th July 2010
Author: Alan Gibbons
Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 64 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Thrillers

About Alan Gibbons

Alan Gibbons is a full time writer and a visiting speaker and lecturer at schools, colleges and literary events nationwide, including the major Book Festivals: Edinburgh, Northern Children's Book Festival, Swansea, Cheltenham, Sheffield and Salford. Alan is also a key contributor at the QCA/National Literary Strategy 'Writing Together' conferences. As well as being a writer, Alan is a high profile library campaigner. He lives in Liverpool with his wife and four children. He has written over 60 books and won many prestigious awards such as the Blue Peter Award for ‘The Book I Couldn’t Put Down’, ...

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