Adam and Daisy, a billionaire's children, are kidnapped along with Leo, the son of one of their staff. The three kids must work together to escape their brutal captors - but soon Adam starts to wonder if Leo isn't what he seems. Is the kidnapping an inside job?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, or those with English as an additional language, aged 11+, 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.
Chris Powling was editor of the children's book magazine Books for Keeps
from 1989-1996 when it won the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to
children's literature, has served on numerous prize panels and is
consultant to a national children's book club. He has written more than
sixty books for children including The Mustang Machine, The Phantom Carwash, The Conker As Hard As A Diamond and The Multi-Million Pound Mascot.