Raintree are delighted to announce the publication of "Fusion", our new high-interest range designed to appeal to less able readers. The series has an interest level of 9 to 11 years and a reading age of 7 plus. Why choose "Raintree Fusion"? Each book delivers a curriculum requirement or key topic so that less able readers can cover the same ground as their peers. It provides a genuinely fascinating content and a carefully-levelled text that means every child will find a book they want to read and can read. It offers free teacher notes covering science and non-fiction skills that support teachers in making the best use of these resources and features information on micro-organisms and decomposition.
John Townsend has been in teaching for 25 years, and has been a full-time writer since January 2003. He has written more than sixty books for young people, on such wide-ranging subjects as monsters, urban legends, spiders, computer crime, and spies. He has also written the recent thrillers The Hand and The Omen and the Ghost. He lives in England.