Into the Spotlight

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Great Aunt Maud visits seasides the world over and has become quite the pebble collector. Pebbles of all shapes, sizes and colours and even one that looked a bit like Elvis Presley if you held it up to the light and squinted a bit. Her favourite pebbles, however, are Marigold, Margot and Morris. One by one, and by strange and unusual ways, each child arrives at the stage door of Great Aunt Maud’s theatre in the heart of London. They spend their summer holidays backstage with an extraordinary cast of theatre acts – Dante the miraculous magician, Petunia the storyteller and seventy-year-old contortionists – the Fortune Sisters! One day, as they are exploring the many nooks and crannies of the theatre, they stumble upon something they were never meant to find.

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The perfect gift this Christmas – a magical new story from bestselling author and acclaimed performer Carrie Hope Fletcher and inspired by the much-loved classic Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild.

Brilliant Aunt Maude visits seasides the world over and has become quite the pebble collector. Pebbles of all shapes, sizes and colours and even one that looked a bit like Elvis Presley if you squinted a bit.

Her favourite pebbles, however, are Marigold, Mabel and Morris. One by one, and by strange and unusual ways, each child arrives at the stage door of Brilliant Aunt Maude’s theatre in the heart of London, home to an extraordinary cast of performers. There’s Dante the miraculous magician, Petunia the storyteller and seventy-year-old contortionists – the Fortune Sisters! But ticket sales are dwindling and the curtains might have to close – for the final time.

Until one day, as the Pebbles are exploring the many nooks and crannies of the theatre, they stumble upon something they were never meant to find . . . something that just might save the theatre after all . . .

Additional information

Weight0.424 kg
Dimensions22.2 × 16.2 × 2.6 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

246

Language

English

Edition

Hardback original

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J

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