Brilliant historical fiction from double Carnegie Medal winner Geraldine McCaughrean. The Bloomsbury Readers series is packed with book-banded stories by award-winning authors like Geraldine McCaughrean and Patrice Lawrence and features online guided reading notes by the CLPE, ideal for getting children reading independently in Key Stage 2.
Geraldine McCaughrean is the award-winning author of more than 170 books and 60 plus plays, including one for the radio about trawlers sinking. She has been published in 61 countries and her work has been translated into over 45 languages. Geraldine has been awarded many prizes including three Whitbread/Costa Children Book Awards and the Michael L. Printz Award and is a double Carnegie Medal winner. Before becoming a full-time writer, she worked as a secretary, teacher, journalist and sub-editor.