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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

The Ballet Class

The Ballet Class

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2004

Little ballerinas will love this delightful story about budding ballerina, Tutu Tilly. Tilly loves going to ballet every Tuesday. From the moment Miss Anne claps her hands to start the class, Tilly does her best to become a beautiful ballerina. But will Tilly be ready in time for the big show? The first book in the charming Tutu Tilly series from award-winning author, Adele Geras.

Voices from the Dolls' House

Voices from the Dolls' House

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/05/2004

Sleep Tight, Ginger Kitten

Sleep Tight, Ginger Kitten

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2004

Follow the ginger kitten as he looks for somewhere comfortable to sleep. But the chair's too hard, the box too small, and the wardrobe is full of shoes. Where can he go next? Will he ever find the perfect place?

Silent Snow, Secret Snow

Silent Snow, Secret Snow

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2003

The Golden family has congregated for Christmas in their large, old family home. Laurie has invited his friend Carlo. He hopes for a chance to tell him his deepest feelings, but Carlo wants to spend time with Laurie's sister, the beautiful yet aloof Marianne. Meanwhile, their cousin, Ellie, is struggling to cope with her miserable mother and the fact that her father is absent. Outside the house the air is soft with snow; inside it crackles with tension as another family tradition becomes evident - that of keeping secrets. Some are tragic, some selfish and some embarrassing. Cut off from the outside world, will anything in the family ever be the same again?

Apricots at Midnight

Apricots at Midnight

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2003

Aunt Pinny tells the story behind each of the squares that make up her wonderful Edwardian quilt. The red velvet patch recalls a fancy dress ball and a midnight feast with a highwayman. The green brocade segment carries memories of Captain Tramlemousse, the pirate. Gradually a whole picture of the magical lost world of the past is built up, full of fantastical characters and a rich humour.

Good Luck, Louisa! Little Swan Ballet Book 6

Good Luck, Louisa! Little Swan Ballet Book 6

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/01/2002

Louisa is horrified when she gets the news that Miss Matting's Ballet school has to close down. The only other school in town is notoriously hard to get into, and very expensive! Phoebe, Tony and Louisa all audition and the others soon receive letters telling them their fate. But there is no letter for Louisa. Is this the end of her dancing career?

Louisa On Screen : Little Swan Ballet Book 5

Louisa On Screen : Little Swan Ballet Book 5

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/08/2001

Louisa and her sister are off to florida to enjoy some fun in the sun with their dad. But for Louisa that means missing her school's end-of-year display and the thought of Phoebe dancing the lead role instead of her is just unbearable. Until, that is, she is given the chance to appear in a TV commercial.

Watching The Roses : Egerton Hall Trilogy 2

Watching The Roses : Egerton Hall Trilogy 2

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/08/2001

Once Megan, Bella and Alice shared a room. The Tower Room was theirs alone, remote from the rest of Egerton Hall School and here they formed a deep friendship which would continue long after they left their enchanted world. But now something is very wrong with Alice - poisoned by dark memories and unable to speak to a single soul it seems the ill-wishing placed on her has come true. Even her closest friends don't seem able to save her from the nightmare . . . Based loosely on the fairytale Sleeping Beauty, this is a haunting tale of treachery and betrayal.

The Tower Room : Egerton Hall Trilogy 1

The Tower Room : Egerton Hall Trilogy 1

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2001

Megan, Bella and Alice inhabit the isolated world of a girl's boarding school, Egerton Hall, buried deep in the English countryside. The Tower Room which they share is remote and high, and from it the three survey the everyday drama of school life. With only months to go until their final exams they are already sensing the dangerous delights awaiting them in the grown-up world. Megan feels a special poignancy about leaving school; orphaned soon after she came to Egerton Hall, she has virtually been brought up there as the ward of the science mistress.But it is Megan who looks down from the Tower Room that unforgettable morning, to meet Simon's inquisitive gaze. As Megan rushes to embrace her fate, her safe, cocooned world is transformed forever . . . Loosely based on the Rapunzel fairytale, this highly original novel is the story of a sudden, unexpected, passionate relationship and the unforseen yet inevitable results of defying convention.

Cleopatra Discover the World of Cleopatra Through the Diary of Her Handmaiden, Nefret

Cleopatra Discover the World of Cleopatra Through the Diary of Her Handmaiden, Nefret

Author: Adele Geras Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2001

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. At ten years old, Nefret becomes a handmaiden to Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt. Nefret's diary gives a unique insight to the life of this most famous and powerful ruler; her brains and her beauty, music and merrymaking, her love for two great men, Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, and her determination to rule Egypt well.

Callie's Kitten

Callie's Kitten

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/1998

Poor Callie feels totally ignored when a new baby arrives in the house. Even David - her special friend - pushes her away and no-one seems to appreciate the efforts she makes to welcome it. Even her carefully chosen gift (a dead bird) is greeted with horror rather than delight. And when she is banished to the kitchen, Callie sadly resolves that she is no longer wanted. She has no choice but to run away...

Blossom's Revenge

Blossom's Revenge

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/1997

Blossom, a plump and contented cat, is horrified when six-year-old Prissy comes to stay with 'her' family. Suddenly there is nowhere she can go and doze without being disturbed, no place she can hide from Prissy. And when Prissy pulls her tail (no-one has done that since she was a little kitten!), Blossom makes up her mind: Prissy must go! All she needs is a plan...

A Rival For Louisa Red Fox Ballet Book 4

A Rival For Louisa Red Fox Ballet Book 4

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/09/1997

Phoebe's new to the ballet class and Louisa (aka Weezer) takes an instant dislike to her - she's pretty, posh and worst of all, a good dancer too! When they're both picked to play in THE NUTCRACKER, Weezer is super smug - she's got a big part and Phoebe's just a measly mouse. BUt as rehearsals progress, the pair find that actually they rather like each other, and when Weezer hurts her ankle, it's Phoebe who's able to save the day.

Louisa's Secret Red Fox Ballet Books 2

Louisa's Secret Red Fox Ballet Books 2

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/09/1997

New boy, Tony moves into the neighbourhood and he Weezer become instant friends. Weezer wants Tony to come to ballet with her, but he reckons it's just for 'sissies'. Somehow Weezer manages to persuade him to at least help her practice at home and Tony soon finds out that, not only is he quite good at this dancing lark but, he actually rather enjoys it too!

Louisa In The Wings Red Fox Ballet Books 3

Louisa In The Wings Red Fox Ballet Books 3

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/09/1997

A Russian ballet company comes to town with a production of COPPELIA and Louisa just has to see it. But first she has to scrape the ticket money together through lots of get-rich-schemes. By the time she's got enough disaster strikes - the show's sold out! But with a little help from her guardian-angel neighbour, Mrs Posnansky, Weezer finds herself not only at the ballet, but in the wings as well and of course, in heaven too!

Little Swan Red Fox Ballet Book 1

Little Swan Red Fox Ballet Book 1

Author: Adele Geras Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/09/1997

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