Adele Geras

41 children’s books by the writer

ADELE GERAS was born in Jerusalem and travelled widely as a child. She started writing over twenty-five years ago and has published more than 80 titles. Ithaka was shortlisted for the Guardian Fiction Prize and the Whitbread Children's Book Award. She lives in Manchester with her husband and has two grown-up daughters and two grandchildren.

12+ years

Happy Ever After: 3 Book Bind-Up

Adele Geras

Happy Ever After: 3 Book Bind-Up

The Tower Room: Loosely based on Rapunzel, this is the story of a sudden, unexpected, passionate relationship and the unforessen yet inevitable results of defying convention. When Megan glimpses Simon from her tower room, their worlds are changed forever. Watching ...

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12-17 years

War Girls

Melvin Burgess

War Girls

As featured on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour. 1914: war has broken out across Europe and beyond. Nothing will ever be the same again for those caught up in the conflict. This collection of short stories explores how ...

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9+ years

Lizzie's Wish

Adele Geras

Lizzie's Wish

On an extended visit to her cousins in London, Lizzie visits the newly opened Kew Gardens. Like her elder cousin, who wants to defy her middle-class upbringing and become a nurse, Lizzie has ambition and the will to go against ...

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12+ years

Pictures of the Night : Egerton Hall Trilogy 3

Adele Geras

Pictures of the Night : Egerton Hall Trilogy 3

Once, when Megan, Bella and Alice shared a room, the Tower Room was theirs alone, remote from the rest of Egerton Hall School. Here they formed a deep friendship, which would continue long after they left their enchanted world. But ...

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9+ years

Josie Under Fire

Adele Geras

Josie Under Fire

It is 1941 and London is suffering from the Blitz. Josie finds it hard to understand her brother's decision to be a conscientious objector. But when she moves to a new school and is drawn into tormenting one of ...

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5-7 years

Peas in a Pod

Adele Geras

Peas in a Pod

'I bet Stella asks us to be her bridesmaids. We'll have really beautiful clothes to wear...' Stella-across-the-road is getting married - with a wonderful, romantic wedding. It's a dream come true for Jo, who is sure she and her ...

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7-9 years

Louisa the Ballerina

Adele Geras

Louisa the Ballerina

Lousia's secret - When Louisa's ballet class have to choose partners, her new neighbour Tony is the perfect choice. But Tony thinks ballet lessons are for wimps! Lousia in the wings - A Russian ballet company comes to town and ...

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