Starring Meg by Natasha Mac a'Bhaird

Starring Meg

Written by Natasha Mac a'Bhaird
Part of the Star Club Series

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In a nutshell: friends, drama, adventure | The second story in Natasha Mac a'Bhaird’s lively new series is full of drama and will get rave reviews from readers. Starring a group of friends with a passion for performing, in this episode they decide to put on a version of Cinderella, one that they’ve devised themselves and given a modern setting and twist. Central character Meg has stories of her own to spin: she doesn’t want anyone at her new school to know that her parents are actors. When the news does get out Meg is forced to share another secret, one that she hasn’t even told her best friends in Star Club. Mac a'Bhaird captures all the fun, challenges and camaraderie involved in putting on a show while the background stories and everyday adventures of the four friends are equally convincing and enjoyable. Bravo! ~ Andrea Reece

A Piece of Passion from Editor Helen Carr : When I read the first book in the ‘Star Club’ series, I was so excited to discover that it was EXACTLY the kind I’d have loved as a kid. It’s about four friends who are passionate about performing and set up their own theatre group to put their dancing, acting and authorial skills to good use; each book is narrated by a different Star Club member. So I was delighted to be editing the second book in the series, Starring Meg, learning more about the girls and their ambitions, rehearsals and dreams. Meg, the heroine of this book, has a lot on her plate, with a school performance to put together AND a big secret she’s not sure how to share with the rest of the gang … A fantastic read!


Starring Meg by Natasha Mac a'Bhaird

Summer may be over but the Star Club is definitely not and now it's time to plan their next show! Meg has to get used to a new town and new school and she doesn't want everyone to know a dramatic secret about her family. Luckily her Star Club friends are there to support her but can they keep her secret? Will other people accept Meg for who she really is?

This second Star Club adventure is full of excitement, fun and of course drama! This books follows on
from Hannah in the Spotlight.


Praise for Hannah in the Spotlight, Star Club book 1

'Do you dream of that curtain call to perform on the big stage? Are you born to dance, sing and act? Or do you know someone who is? Because this fantastic new series Star Club by Natasha Mac a’Bháird is for anyone who dreams of life on the boards!' LoveReading4Kids

About the Author

Natasha Mac a'Bhaird

Natasha Mac a'Bhaird is a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of the bestselling wedding planning book, The Irish Bride's Survival Guide, a new edition of which was published in 2011. Her first two children’s books, Missing Ellen and Olanna’s Big Day, were both chosen for the White Ravens Collection. and was shortlisted for the Reading Association of Ireland Award 2011. She has written three books in the My Ireland Activity Book series The Wild Atlantic Way, Cliffs of Moher and the Burren, and Dublin. Starring Meg is the second book in the Star Club series which launched with Hannah in the Spotlight. Natasha has written articles for the Evening Herald, Irish Examiner and Image magazine and is a regular book reviewer with Inis - Children's Books Ireland magazine and Book Fest.

Favourite book? Favourite song? Advice for aspiring writers? Find out all the answers, and more, in a Q&A with Natasha, here.

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208 pages


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O'Brien Press Ltd

Publication date

27th February 2017




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