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Adele Geras - Author

About the Author

Adele Geras was born in Jerusalem in 1944. Her first book appeared in 1976, since when she has published 80 books for children and young adults. She is the mother of two daughters, and lives with her husband in Manchester.

Featured books by Adele Geras

Cover Your Eyes

Cover Your Eyes

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback Release Date: 23/10/2014

Eva was once a legendary fashion designer until, mysteriously, she retired. Now widowed, she lives with her family in Salix House, the home she's owned and loved for forty years. When the family announces it's time to sell, Eva is deeply reluctant. The house contains memories and secrets that are part of her, although she never shares them. Megan is a fashion journalist working in London who interviewed Eva for a magazine. Torn apart by the brutal end of a love affair, Megan is drawn back to Salix House and Eva. Decades apart in age, the two women share a bond. Both are hiding something, but perhaps together they can confront their fears, their past pain and their uncertain futures - and discover the truth of Salix House's secrets.

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Other books by Adele Geras

Stuck! Band 02b Red B/Band 10 White

Stuck! Band 02b Red B/Band 10 White

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/09/2013

Jack is trying to get his cat, Max, down from the top of a tree. But as a thunder storm hits, it is soon Jack who needs to be rescued. This dramatic narrative is written by award-winning author Adele Geras. *Collins Big Cat Phonics Progress books are specifically designed for struggling readers, giving them age-appropriate texts that they can read, building their confidence and fostering positive attitudes towards reading. This title has a text level of Band 2B / Red B, which provides simple story development and a satisfying conclusion, and an interest level of Band 10 / White. *Text type: A story with a familiar setting *On pages 14 to 15, children can recap the main events of the story by focusing on the sound words `snap', `crack' and `thud'. *Curriculum links: Citizenship

Pictures Of The Night : Egerton Hall Trilogy 3

Pictures Of The Night : Egerton Hall Trilogy 3

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/08/2013

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 now Bella thinks her life is in danger. Is her stepmother really as wicked as she believes, or can imagination sometimes be more sinister than reality?

It's Time for Bed

It's Time for Bed

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2012

When Mother says it's bedtime, Little Hare announces that he can't go to sleep until Mouse does, so his mother sings a lullaby for Mouse.

My Ballet Dream

My Ballet Dream

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2012

Little ballerinas will love this delightful story about budding ballerina, Tutu Tilly - complete with pretty ballet outfits. It's nearly ballet recital day . . . Tilly has been practising her ballet steps but she's still a little nervous. Then, the night before the big day, she has a wonderful dream and she knows everything is going to be just perfect. The third book in the charming Tutu Tilly series from award-winning author, Adele Geras.

Lifelines: Cleopatra

Lifelines: Cleopatra

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/08/2011

Now available in paperback, this illustrated biography series combines non-fiction and fiction to introduce readers to famous historical characters. Each book begins with a diary, told from the point of view of a child who works for the famous person. At the end of each book there is an illustrated reference chapter.

Louisa The Ballerina

Louisa The Ballerina

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2011

LOUISA'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! LOUISA IN THE WINGS A Russian ballet company comes to town and Louisa is desperate to see them. She tries to raise the money for the tickets but it's all sold out! Can anyone help her? A RIVAL FOR LOUISA At first, Louisa doesn't like Phoebe, the new girl in her ballet class. But they soon find out they have more in common than they thought...

Other Echoes

Other Echoes

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/07/2009

Other Echoes is the delicate and sensitive story of a young woman's growing self-awareness after revisiting her past. Flora is eighteen and recovering from an illness in the sanatorium at her boarding school. To while away the time, she starts to write down the story of her childhood - how at nine years old, she moved to Borneo with her parents, and encountered people and events shaped by the tragedies of the Second World War. In making sense of her own memories, Flora uncovers the ideas and emotions that make her the person she is today.

Troy

Troy

Author: Adele Geras Format: eBook Release Date: 09/09/2008

The siege of Troy has lasted almost ten years. Inside the walled city, food is becoming scarce and the death toll is rising. From the heights of Mount Olympus, the Gods keep watch.But Aphrodite, Goddess of Love, is bored with the endless, dreary war, and so she turns her attention to two sisters: Marpessa, who is gifted with God-sight and serves as handmaiden to Helen, the most beautiful woman in the world: and Xanthe, who is kind and loving and tends the wounded soldiers in the Blood Room. When Eros fits an arrow to his silver-lit bow and lets it fly, neither sister will escape its power.With vitality and grace, Adele Geras has breathed personality, heartbreak, and humor into his classic story. This is a truly inspired novel, told though the eyes of the women of Troy, in which the Gods move among mortals and an ancient city is brought brilliantly to life.From the Compact Disc edition.

Little Ballet Star

Little Ballet Star

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/05/2008

Little ballerinas will love this delightful story about budding ballerina, Tutu Tilly. It's Tilly's birthday and she's off to a real theatre with her auntie, a real ballerina! Join Tilly as she steps backstage to experience the excitement of a ballet performance, from the dressing rooms to centre stage. But will Tilly be given the chance to dance under the spotlight? This is the magical sequel to the bestselling The Ballet Class and the second book in the bestselling Tutu Tilly series.

My First Ballet Stories

My First Ballet Stories

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/09/2007

Ithaka

Ithaka

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/08/2006

ITHAKA tells the story of the women left behind after the end of the Trojan War. While Odysseus is slowly making his way home, overcoming terrible obstacles sent by the gods, his wife Penelope does not know whether he's alive or dead. How long will she be able to withstand the pressure of the numerous suitors who seek her hand (and Ithaka) - and will she remain as faithful as mythology states, or might she fall in love with one of them? The vivid colours of life on the abundant island of Ithaka are evoked with magic and warmth, as Penelope and those around her tell their own incredible stories. Interspersed with wonderful verse retellings of Odysseus' adventures, this is a thrilling novel with a contemporary feel.

Troy

Troy

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/02/2006

Who can resist a goddess? The most famous war in history is brought to life through the eyes of two sisters. Marpessa is gifted with God-sight, Xanthe has the healing touch. But then Aphrodite, Goddess of Love, decides to play with their hearts...and contrives for them to fall in love with the same young warrior.

Ithaka

Ithaka

Author: Adele Geras Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2005

Ithaka tells the story of the women left behind after the end of the Trojan War. While Odysseus is slowly making his way home, overcoming terrible obstacles sent by the gods, his wife Penelope does not know whether he's alive or dead. How long will she be able to withstand the pressure of the numerous suitors who seek her hand (and Ithaka) - and will she remain as faithful as mythology states, or might she fall in love with one of them? The vivid colours of life on the abundant island of Ithaka are evoked with magic and warmth, as Penelope and those around her tell their own incredible stories. Interspersed with wonderful verse retellings of Odysseus' adventures, this is a thrilling novel with a contemporary feel.

Happy Ever After 3 Book Bind-up: The Tower Room , Watching the Roses , Pictures of the Night

Happy Ever After 3 Book Bind-up: The Tower Room , Watching the Roses , Pictures of the Night

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2005

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 the Roses: A modern version of Sleeping Beauty, this is a haunting tale of treachery and betrayal. An ill-wishing has been placed on Alice, and it seems to be coming true. Pictures of the Night: A retelling of the Snow White fairytale, this is a thirlling story of jealousy and enchantment. Is Bella's stepmother really as wicked as she believes?

Candle in the Dark

Candle in the Dark

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/07/2005

A story set on the brink of the Second World War. Germany in 1938 is a dangerous place for Jews. Clara and her little brother, Maxi, are leaving behind everything they know and going to England to live with a family they have never met. Will Clara and Maxi adapt to life in an English village, and will they ever see their parents again?

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