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Nightmare: Two Ghostly Tales Band 17/Diamond

Written by Berlie Doherty

Part of the Collins Big Cat Series

Nightmare: Two Ghostly Tales Band 17/Diamond Synopsis

Two spooky stories from double-Carnegie-winner, Berlie Doherty. Dark and atmospheric these two tales send a chill down the spine. A desolate winter moor is the backdrop to the first story of a haunting friendship, and, in the second, when the past comes back to haunt Charlie, it becomes impossible to tell what is real and what isn't. * Diamond/Band 17 books offer more complex, underlying themes to give opportunities for children to understand causes and points of view. * Text type: Two stories by a significant author. * A feelings bar chart on pages 54-55 show the rise and fall in the narrators emotions during the first story, Nightmare. * Curriculum links: Citizenship: Living in a diverse world. * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780007307906
Publication date: 1st September 2009
Author: Berlie Doherty
Publisher: Collins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 56 pages

About Berlie Doherty

Born in Knotty Ash, Liverpool, Berlie Doherty is the youngest of three children. She has been a social worker, a journalist, a teacher, and, for the past fifteen years, a writer. Berlie has twice won the prestigious Carnegie Medal, for `Grannie was a Buffer Girl' in 1987 and for `Dear Nobody' in 1992. She lives in the Derbyshire Peak District.

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