The sinister Prankster preys on 12-year-olds in Scott’s town. He challenges them to games, with their heart’s desire if they win. None of them ever win. None of them ever come back.
Scott accepts the Prankster’s challenge in the hope of saving his sister’s life. But as the game goes on he realises he’s made a terrible mistake. Because losing is bad… but winning could be worse.
Highly readable, exciting books that take the struggle out of reading, Wired Up encourages and supports reading practice by providing gripping, age-appropriate stories for struggling and reluctant readers aged11+, at a manageable length (80 pages) and reading level (9+). Produced in association with reading experts at CatchUp, a charity which aims to address underachievement caused by literacy and numeracy difficulties.
About the Author
From a very young age Beth Chambers knew she wanted to be an author. She grew up in South Wales where, when she wasn’t climbing trees and building dens, she could be found scribbling on pieces of paper. Some years later Beth has had just under thirty books published for children, all written under pseudonyms. When she can manage to tear herself away from her computer she assesses people for Specific Learning Difficulties at the University of Glamorgan in Wales close to where she lives