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Beneath the Waves: Two Ghost Stories: Band 18/Pearl

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Two touching, ghostly tales by Harriet Goodwin and Leon Rosselson. In the first, Joe, struggling to come to terms with his mother's death, finds himself drawn into a spooky legend that lies deep beneath the water. In the second, Billy's encounter with a strange girl in a beautiful garden helps to reveal a long forgotten secret.

  • Pearl/Band 18 books offer fluent readers a complex, substantial text with challenging themes to facilitate sustained comprehension, bridging the gap between a reading programme and longer chapter books.
  • Text type: A mystery story.
  • Curriculum links: Citizenship: Moving on.

This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

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About Harriet Goodwin

Harriet Goodwin read medieval English at Oxford University before training as a professional singer. She sang and toured with a number of acclaimed ensembles, and after the birth of her fourth child she had a vivid dream about a boy who fell through the surface of the Earth into the Underworld - thus the novel was born. Harriet lives in Staffordshire with he

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About Leon Rosselson

Leon Rosselson is a singer/songwriter - a member of the Galliards in the early days of the folk revivial. He now writes songs for children and gives concerts both in the UK and USA. His first book for children, Rosa's Singing Grandfather was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal in 1991. He lives in Wembley Park, Middlesex.

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About Helen Van Vliet

Leon Rosselson is a singer/songwriter - a member of the Galliards in the early days of the folk revivial. He now writes songs for children and gives concerts both in the UK and USA. His first book for children, Rosa's Singing Grandfather was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal in 1991. He lives in Wembley Park, Middlesex.

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About Jimothy Oliver

Christina Goodings has a young family and so knows how to keep young children interested and occupied. She draws on her experiences as a Sunday school teacher and a storyteller in her writing of books for children. Jimothy is a UK-based illustrator who produces commissioned work for clients worldwide. He has worked as a freelance illustrator since 1995 inclu

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