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Books by Adèle Geras

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The Cats of Cuckoo Square Series

Blossom's Revenge Age 6+
Callie's Kitten  Age 6+
Geejay the Hero Age 6+
Picasso Perkins  Age 6+
Four cats who live around a Square tell their own stories..and those of their humans.)

Age 8+

A&C Black. pbk. ISBN: 0713650761
One of the Flashbacks series of books...historical fiction for juniors. This is the story of Clara and Maxi who come to England on one of the first of the Kindertransports in 1938)


Ages 5+

Transworld. pbk. ISBN:0552529710
A story about two sisters, Lily and Jo. One is a tomboy, the other is not. (A sequel called Peas in a pod will be published in August 2000.)

Ages 9+
Barrington Stoke. pbk ISBN: 1 902260 03 1
BS is a publishing house which specialises in books for reluctant readers or those who have problems reading. This is a very spooky story....

Stories from Jerusalem Ages 9+
Mammoth pbk. ISBN: 0 7497 3524 4
A composite of two books: My Grandmother's stories, and Golden Windows. Both about Jewish life in one way or another. Both prizewinning books.

Lolly Ages 6+
Orchard Books. pbk. ISBN:184121177X
A story about a pet rabbit brought home for the holidays by Flora and her brother.

The Little Swan series. Pub. Red Fox. pbk.
Little Swan ISBN:0 09 921822 4 Ages 7+
A rival for Louisa ISBN: 0 09 921852 6 Ages 7+
Louisa's Secret ISBN: 0 09 921832 1 Ages 7+
Louisa in the Wings ISBN: 0 09 921842 9 Ages 7+
Four stories told from the points of view of Louisa who is passionate about being a ballerina, and her long-suffering sister, Annie 

The Orchard Book of Opera stories All Ages
 Hbk: ISBN: 1 86039 249 0 (pbk due in August 2000)
 Nine opera stories retold with stunning illustrations by nine different artists.

Silent Snow Secret Snow  Ages 11+
Puffin pbk. ISBN: 0 140 38564 9
A family is snowbound at Christmas and all sorts of secrets emerge. Quite adult content, including homosexuality and abortion.

The Six Swan Brothers  All Ages
Scholastic Everystory. ISBN: 0 590 54388 1
A retelling of the fairy tale. One of Scholastic's series of stories for 1

Sun Slices, Moon Slices. Ages 2+
Scholastic pbk. ISBN: 0 590 19577 8
Lewis spends a day with the childminder...full colour picturebook.

Stagestruck! Ages 11+
Piccadilly Press. pbk. ISBN: 1 85340 559 0
First of a trilogy of books about young people at a Performing Arts school.

TROY Ages 11+
 David Fickling Books for Scholastic. Hbk: ISBN: 0 439 01409 3
 A story set against the background of the Trojan war and set in the city towards the end of the siege.

Voyage Ages 11+
Barn Owl Books. pbk. ISBN: 1 903015
A novel about a shipload of people bound for a new life in the United States at the turn of the last century...the whole novel takes place aboard ship...all human life is there!

US Editions:
The Egerton Hall trilogy:
The Tower Room
Watching the Roses
Pictures of the Night
 Harcourt Brace in pbk.

The Fabulous 1 The files
The Fabulous 2...the Photographs
Avon books in pbk

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