The Positively Last Performance
The performances 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. Gracie's new to this seaside town, but she's making friends quickly. There's Mikey the Mod who wears a parka and drives a scooter, Miss Melluish whose skirt is missing, and Frank Stuart, the builder of elephants. But the old theatre is under threat. Will Gracie and the residents be able to save their home, or is the curtain set to fall on their very last performance?
- Hardback | 272 pages
- 162 x 228 x 32mm | 381.02g
- 31 Jan 2013
- Oxford University Press
- Oxford, United Kingdom
'Everybody should read Geraldine McCaughrean' Philip Reeve McCaughrean has created a cracker of a heroine in Gracie. You'll love it. Sally Morris, Daily Mail Her prose is a pleasure to read, and reads as if it was a pleasure to write...the story rattles along towards an exciting and affecting denouement that children will love. Linda Buckley-Archer, The Guardian 'Yet another outstanding novel from the remarkably talented Geraldine McCaughrean ... a beautifully crafted piece with an endearing cast of characters, with not a word wasted' The Bookseller, Marilyn Brocklehurst "This is an extremely well-crafted story full of interesting, rounded characters and plenty of surprising plot developments that will keep you on the edge of your seat..." Primary Times
About Geraldine Mccaughrean
Geraldine McCaughrean was born and educated in Enfield, North London, the youngest daughter of a fireman and a teacher. She trained as a teacher, worked for ten years in publishing, and in 1988 became a full-time writer. Since then Geraldine has written over 130 books and plays for both adults and children and has won every major children's book prize. Geraldine lives in Berkshire with her husband and their daughter.