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Killer in the dark

Lancett, Peter200710UU
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Features the character Dark Man, who is recruited to play a part in a secret, cataclysmic struggle between good and evil. Opposed to him, is a sinister and corrupt organisation, The Shadow Masters. Here, the Dark Man watches a dark, shadowy killer. A living shadow. The Dark Man must find out what it is and stop it, before more people are killed. This book is one of a series of reading books for children and young adults aged 11 and over who are struggling with reading. "Dark Man" is a fiction series for older children and young adults who have a reading age of approximately 7 to 8. Each book features the character Dark Man, a shadowy, brooding loner who shuns society, living in the shadows. Recruited to play a part in a secret, cataclysmic struggle between good and evil, his continued mission is to seek out an artefact, a Golden Cup, which can channel limitless power and energy. Opposed to him, and also seeking to find this cup of power, is a sinister and corrupt organisation, The Shadow Masters.The book has a strong plot to engage the reader, however reluctant, and features dark evocative illustrations. The simple, carefully written text (around 1,100 words) focuses on the most common words, providing access for even the poorest readers. In "Killer in the Dark" the Dark Man watches a dark, shadowy killer. A living shadow. The Dark Man must find out what it is and stop it, before more people are killed.
Main title:
Killer in the dark / Peter Lancett.
Imprint:
Watlington : Ransom Publishing : [distributor] Ransom Publishing : [distributor] United Book Distributors : [distributor] South Pacific Book Distributors Ltd : [distributor] Countertop, 2007.
Collation:
36 p. : ill., black and white ; 20x13x1 cm.
Series title:
Dark man ; Set 3
Notes:
Paperback.
Audience:
Primary & Secondary Education
Biography/History:
Peter Lancett is a recognised author for adults and older children. Following a long spell living in New Zealand, Peter returned to England to pursue his successful writing career.
ISBN:
9781841676050 (pbk)1841676055 (pbk)
Language:
English
BRN:
1633738
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