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Tins : New Windmills Series - Alex Shearer


New Windmills Series

Hardcover Published: 23rd January 2007
ISBN: 9780435131357
Number Of Pages: 232
For Ages: 11+ years old

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Longlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Children's Book Award 2007

Product Description

Comedy, horror and thriller in one fantastic read

Fergal collects tins without labels because the contents are always a surprise. One day he makes the gruesome discovery of a finger inside one tin, and the word HELP inside another. Determined to find out what horror is behind these sinister contents, Fergal sets off on a dangerous adventure and makes a far more horrible discovery! This macabre and comic tale is told with Alex Shearer’s trademark fast pace and high suspense.

Literary Strengths:

  • Alex Shearer's trademark fast pace and high suspense
  • A heady mixture of genres
  • Multiple text forms
  • Forced child labour
  • Friendship
  • Evil adults!
Perfect for teaching!
  • Explore genre
  • Study the craft of suspense
  • Analyse writing styles that suit different purposes

  • ISBN: 9780435131357
    ISBN-10: 9780435131357
    Series: New Windmills KS3
    Audience: Primary / High School
    For Ages: 11+ years old
    Format: Hardcover
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 232
    Published: 23rd January 2007
    Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
    Country of Publication: GB
    Dimensions (cm): 19.4 x 13.3  x 1.6
    Weight (kg): 0.29