The Positively Last Performance by Geraldine McCaughrean

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With The Positively Last Performance, the versatile and multi-award winning Geraldine McCaughrean has created an ensemble piece in more ways than one.
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The Royal Theatre has seen better days. But then so have the ghosts who live there. Newly arrived in her favourite seaside town & its beautiful theatre, Gracie is quickly making friends. But the old theatre is under threat. Will Gracie & the residents be able to save their home, or is the curtain set to fall on their very last performance?
 

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Children and young adult novelist Geraldine McCaughrean was born in Enfield, England and educated at Christ Church College, Canterbury. She worked as a secretary at Thames Television and later worked for a London publishing house. Her writing career includes the retelling of such classics as "One Thousand and One Arabian Nights," "The Canterbury Tales" and "The Bronze Cauldron: Myths and Legends of the World," which is a collection of stories from all over the world. McCaughrean has won the Whitebread Award for "A Little Lower Than the Angels," the Guardian Prize and Carnegie Medal for "A Pack of Lies," and the Beefeater Children's Novel Award for "Gold Dawn.
 
Published January 1, 2014 by Oxford University Press. 272 pages
Genres: Children's Books.
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Reviewed by Linda Buckley-Archer on Feb 06 2013

With The Positively Last Performance, the versatile and multi-award winning Geraldine McCaughrean has created an ensemble piece in more ways than one.

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