Holly’s family move to the old house so her dad can do his job: bulldozing the ancient trees to make way for a housing estate. But there’s something haunting the old house. Something old, and angry, that doesn’t want the trees cut down. Something alive…
Highly readable, exciting books that take the struggle out of reading, Wired encourages and supports reading practice by providing gripping, age-appropriate stories for struggling and reluctant readers aged 11+, at a manageable length (64 pages) and reading level (8+). Produced in association with reading experts at CatchUp, a charity which aims to address underachievement caused by literacy and numeracy difficulties.
A scary but interesting story… if you are someone who likes to be shocked or surprised you should definitely read it! — Mohamed Abdirahim, Y6, Gatton Primary School, Tooting Teacher This is a well constructed spooky story Irish Examiner
About the Author
Andy Croft has written over forty non-fiction books (mostly about football) and four novels for teenagers. He has also written nine books of poetry and edited many poetry anthologies. Dead Wood is his second title for A & C Black’s Wired series.