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Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2014

What a jaunt! A girl recruits the ghosts of a tired seaside town to help revive its derelict theatre. Wry and dazzlingly funny: a real star turn with echoes of Eva Ibbotson and The Whizz Pop Chocolate Shop. The shows at The Royal Theatre are extraordinary. You’d have to see them to believe them! But that’s the problem. Nobody can see them. Except Gracie, that is. Until Gracie arrived, the beautiful old theatre in Seashaw hadn’t had a living audience in years. Which is why the council wants to demolish it. Can Gracie and her long-dead actor friends save their beloved home from the wrecking ball? Or is the curtain set to fall on their very last performance?

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780192733214

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Date published

February 6th, 2014

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AR book level: 6.2; Middle years; 10.0 points

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New

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Author/Illustrator

Geraldine McCaughrean

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Geraldine McCaughrean was born and educated in Enfield, North London, the third and youngest child of a fireman and a teacher. She attended Christ Church College of Education but instead of teaching chose to work for a magazine publishing house. Her favourite assignments included the best-selling children’s partworks Storyteller and Little Storyteller. Only in 1988 did she become a full-time writer. Since then, Geraldine has established herself as one of the most exciting children’s writer’s today.

She often visits nearby schools to talk about being a writer and play story-making games, and, of course, to find out what the really important people – the readers – are thinking.

In 2004, the Great Ormond Street Hospital trustees launched the search for an author to write the sequel to J.M. Barrie’s classic children’s novel Peter Pan. Geraldine was chosen from over 200 applicants, and Peter Pan in Scarlet became a bestseller in 2006.

Geraldine and her husband John live in Berkshire and have one teenage daughter, Ailsa. In all, Geraldine has written over 140 books, mostly for children, as well as plays and poetry, and has been published in 25 languages.

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