Annabel the Actress Starring in Just A Little Extra by Ellen Conford

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Maggie's mouth dropped open. "I don't believe it. You got discovered?" "Well," Annabel said, "maybe not exactly discovered. But maybe very close to being almost discovered."

When aspiring actress Annabel sees the movie company vans roll into her neighborhood, she is determined that this will be her big break. With her friend Maggie by her side, Annabel schmoozes her way onto the set and lands a role as an extra! She stays up all night watching scary movies and screaming at the top of her lungs to practice for her part. However, when the day of shooting arrives, everything goes wrong and Annabel's five seconds of stardom turn into a disaster. But her career's not over yet. Annabel doesn't know it but the director has some tricks up his sleeve...Annabel's mishaps will have readers laughing out loud in this follow-up to Annabel the Actress starring in Gorilla My Dreams.

 

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Published January 1, 2002 by Aladdin. 64 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Ever game, Annabel comforts herself with the notion that her favorite star, Winona McCall, had to deal with wild rhinoceroses and leopards in her last movie, while she just has “to work with a huge dog the size of a Jeep.” Aptly illustrated by Andriani’s droll black-and-white drawings, the humor ...

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Conford’s (Crush, 1999, etc.) wit twinkles in her delightful new chapter book that chronicles the return of Annabel, the aspiring actress who is about to get her “Big Break.” “I’ve been waiting to be discovered for years,” the ten-year-old tells the director of Day After Doom, a television movie ...

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