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 animal and plant adaptation.
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.