The Diamond of Drury Lane by Julia Golding
  

The Diamond of Drury Lane

Written by Julia Golding
Illustrated by
Part of the Cat Royal Series

Synopsis

The Diamond of Drury Lane by Julia Golding

Julia Golding's award-winning adventure series is perfect for fans of Philippa Gregory, Katherine Woodfine and Robin Stevens. This Modern Classics edition features special bonus material. Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and shortlisted for the Costa Children's Book Award. 'I am Cat Royal - Orphan, Adventurer, Actress . . . 'Reader, you are set to embark on an adventure about one hidden treasure, two bare-knuckle boxers, three enemies and four hundred and thirty-eight rioters. I was brought up in Drury Lane, so I have become accustomed to a life less than ordinary. But this turn of events, I have to say, surprised even me. Follow me, and I will show you in The Diamond of Drury Lane.' Exciting, funny and packed with adventure . . . Cat Royal never fails to stir up trouble wherever she goes. Julia Golding's award-winning adventure series has all the ingredients of a Philippa Gregory book for children aged 9 years and up. This Modern Classic edition features new cover artwork by Chloe Bonfield and special bonus material: Q&A with Julia Golding Journey with Cat through 1790s London Cat's Slang: the origins of some of the unusual language found in the book Fascinating facts about the use of special effects in the 18th-century theatre Have you read all of Cat's extraordinary adventures? The Diamond of Drury Lane Cat Among the Pigeons Den of Thieves Cat O'Nine Tails Black Heart of Jamaica Cat's Cradle Look out for Julia's fantastic new historical titles: Mel Foster and the Demon Butler Mel Foster and the Time Machine Julia Golding is the author of the award-winning Cat Royal and Girl on the Run series. Julia Golding read English at Cambridge before completing a doctorate in Literature of the Romantic Period at Oxford. She has won the Nestle Children's Book Prize, the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize and been shortlisted for the Costa Children's Book Award.

About the Author

Julia Golding

Julia Golding is the author of over thirty books for children and young adults. Her stories are set all over the world (and in some new worlds too) and span the centuries.

In her first year as a published author, she won the Nestlé Children’s Book Prize (Gold Award), was shortlisted for the Costa Children’s Book Award, longlisted for the prestigious Carnegie Medal, and won the Waterstone’s Children’s Book Prize. In the US, Secret of the Sirens won the honor book medal of the Green Earth Book Award. Dragonfly won the 2012 Beehive Book Award, Young Adult Division, given by the Children's Literature Association of Utah and voted on by readers in schools and public libraries.

She has sold over half a million books worldwide and they are translated into more than fifteen languages.

Julia Golding lives in Oxford with her husband and three children.

Click here to read a Q&A with the author from top children's publisher Egmont.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
336 pages

Author

Julia Golding
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Author's Website

www.juliagolding.co.uk/

Publisher

Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd

Publication date

6th April 2017

ISBN

9781405285308


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