The Prompter by Chris D'Lacey

The Prompter

Written by Chris D'Lacey
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The Prompter by Chris D'Lacey

There's no way hyperactive Robin can play a part in the school production of Peter Pan. Or is there? For Robin's amazing memory gets him the job of prompter - and eventually a starring role that leads to a hilarious performance. A funny, delightful tale with appeal to all young thespians (and anyone else who would like to see their headmistress chased by a crocodile-)


Touching and funny * Leicester Mercury * A lively story, some great characterisation, some colourful metaphors and lots of dialogue * Junior *

About the Author

Chris D'Lacey

Born in Malta, Chris d'Lacey is a well known English author. He is known for his numerous contributions to children's fiction - in particular, his first novel Fly, Cherokee, Fly, was highly commended for the 1999 Carnegie Medal. However Chris is probably better known for his popular series The Last Dragon Chronicles, which follows the adventures of David Rain and his quests to save the tear of the last dragon, Gawain, and protect dragonkind. His favourite book of the series is The Fire Within, which he originally began as a surprise present for his wife Jay fifteen years before it was published! He has lived most of his life in Leicester, England. Chris worked as a research technician at Leicester University for 28 years and in 2002 was awarded a doctorate by them for his services to children's fiction. He now writes full time.

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80 pages


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Young Corgi an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

6th November 2003



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