Geraldine McCaughrean

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Discipline:
Language Arts
Subject:
Literature
Grade:
9

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Geraldine McCaughrean

Hear Geraldine introduce herself (and pronounce her name!)

Selected Books(Go here for a more complete list)- Retellings of Myths and Folktales -* One Thousand and One Arabian Nights* The Canterbury Tales* El Cid* The Odyssey* Moby Dick* A Pilgrim's Progress* Questing Knights of a Faerie Queen* Greek Myths* The Golden Horde* The Silver Treasure* The Bronze Cauldron* The Crystal Pool* King Arthur* Stories from Shakespeare* Greek Heroes* Robin Hood* Gilgamesh the Hero- Historical Fiction Novels -* Stop the Train* Pull Out All the Stops* Kite Rider* The Middle of Nowhere- Original Novels -* Peter Pan in Scarlet* A Pack of Lies* The White Darkness

Visit her website

David Higham Associates 5-8 St John Street, Golden Square, London W1F 9HA veroniquebaxter@davidhigham.co.uk

About Geraldine* Born in London to a firefighter father and teacher mother* Youngest of 3 children* Is married with 1 daughter and 1 dog* Began writing at age 8 and has been at it for over 50 years* Wrote 167 books and over 60 plays

Geraldine McCaughrean

Won the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Prize i

Contact Geraldine

British Council on Literature'sPage for Geraldine McCaughrean

Teacher ResourcesKite RiderThe White DarknessDaedalus

Click on the books to read or hear more about Geraldine and her books.

How does Geraldine choose the books she writes?

Why does Geraldine like retelling old stories?

Why did Geraldine write a sequel to Peter Pan?

Listen to Geraldine's acceptance speech when she won the Printz Award for this book.

What kind of story does Geraldine like?

Geraldine talks about the mechanics of writing


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