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ISBN:
0192789961
Author:
Geraldine McCaughrean
Language:
English
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA (May 1, 2011)
Pages:
254 pages
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Geraldine McCaughrean (/məˈkɔːkrən/ mə-KAWK-rən; born 6 June 1951) is a British children's novelist.

Geraldine McCaughrean (/məˈkɔːkrən/ mə-KAWK-rən; born 6 June 1951) is a British children's novelist. She has received the Carnegie Medal twice and the Michael L. Printz Award among others.

Geraldine McCaughrean is a highly acclaimed YA author. She wrote one the best YA historical adventure novels ever - The Kite Rider. So it makes me sad to say that Sunshine Queen was so dull and disappointing, I didn't even finish it. I was expecting a Huck Finn type adventure with glorious characters reflecting the people and cultures of the mid-west. It had a few quirky characters who did pretty much nothing but talk about their more prosperous past. I gave up when I hit the half-way point. I'm Geraldine McCaughrean is a highly acclaimed YA author.

Geraldine McCaughrean is a literary genius possessed of a wild imagination

Geraldine McCaughrean is a literary genius possessed of a wild imagination. All her crossover novels are unforgettable, but this latest one is particularly joyful. A self-contained sequel to Stop the Train, it reads like a dream. But oh how I regret that bit of procrastination because Pull Out All The Stops is adventure at its up-and-down, in-and-out best - with writing so good that you just have to re-read lines, rolling them around in your mouth to enjoy the flavour.

Geraldine McCaughrean. Geraldine McCaughrean. The inspiration for this book was the tradition of carved Jesse trees and stained glass windows used in medieval times to tell people Bible stories. Rusti is a Mongol warrior, fighting for the bloodthirsty Tamburlaine, Conqueror of the World. until he comes face-to-face with his first elephant. Using her skills as a storyteller and her love of the Bible, the author has written a compelling story about the creation of a modern-day Jesse tree.

Geraldine McCaughrean thus became the first author to have six titles . Geraldine McCaughrean lives in Berkshire McCaughrean does not write ‘typical’ contemporary books - her novels often have historical settings or take place in different cultures (Th. .

Geraldine McCaughrean thus became the first author to have six titles shortlisted for this award since her first in 1988. Her 2013 novel The Middle of Nowhere was also shortlisted for the prize, and McCaugrean won the award a second time with Where the World Ends (2017). Geraldine McCaughrean lives in Berkshire. In 2006 she was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by Canterbury Christ Church University. McCaughrean does not write ‘typical’ contemporary books - her novels often have historical settings or take place in different cultures (The White Darkness, 2005, is set mainly in Antarctica).

The award-winning author, Geraldine McCaughrean, captures the spirit of adventure and the power of imagination in this rip-roaring read. Books related to Pull Out All the Stops. Milly-Molly-Mandy's Adventures. Joyce Lankester Brisley.

From the brilliant and ever-inventive Geraldine McCaughrean, this brand new adventure really does pull out all the stops! . Geraldine McCaughrean was born and educated in Enfield, North London, the third and youngest child of a fireman and a teacher.

From the brilliant and ever-inventive Geraldine McCaughrean, this brand new adventure really does pull out all the stops! With a huge and original cast and a never ending supply of witty and original incident, this is a thoroughly enjoyable story from an award-winning writer. She attended Christ Church College of Education but instead of teaching chose to work for a magazine publishing house.

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Geraldine McCaughrean Geraldine McCaughrean (/məˈkɔːkrən . McCaughrean has won several annual book awards Pull Out All The Stops! (2010) (US title: The Glorious Adventures of the Sunshine Queen). The Positively Last Performance (2013).

Geraldine McCaughrean Geraldine McCaughrean (/məˈkɔːkrən/ mə-KAWK-rən; born 6 June 1951) is a British children's novelist. McCaughrean has won several annual book awards. For A Pack of Lies, a collection of historical stories in a frame narrative, she won the two most prestigious British children's book awards. The Carnegie Medal, conferred by the Library Association (now CILIP), recognises the year's best children's or young adult's book. Pull Out All The Stops! (2010) (US title: The Glorious Adventures of the Sunshine Queen).

When there's an outbreak of diphtheria in Cissy's hometown she is sent to stay with her old schoolteacher, Miss Loucien, on board an old showboat with the Bright Lights Theatre Company. A motley crew including actors, singers, schoolchildren, inventors and one-time gamblers, steam along the river, headlong into adventure.