Geraldine McCaughrean Geradline McCaugrean worked as a secretary, teacher, journalist and sub-editor before becoming a full time author. She has written about 160 books, mostly for children but also books for adults and short plays. Visit Author's Website Authored Books Pull Out all the Stops! Author: Geraldine McCaughrean Publisher: Oxford University Press After a freak accident and an outbreak of diphtheria, Cissy Sissney and her friends are sent out of town for safety, but end up drifting on a rusting steamboat in the Missouri river... Not the End of the World Author: Geraldine McCaughrean Publisher: Oxford University Press Timna, 14-year-old daughter of Noah, tells what really happened to her family during the endless days and nights in the Ark, while the world all around them turned to water. The Orchard Book of Love and Friendship Author: Geraldine McCaughrean Illustrator: Jane Ray Publisher: Hachette Geraldine McCaughrean and illustrator Jane Ray team up to produce this beautifully crafted collection of folk tales centred around the themes of love and friendship. The Middle of Nowhere Author: Geraldine McCaughrean Publisher: Usborne Life in the Australian outback is hard enough, but when a deadly snake in the laundry basket kills her mother, Comity Pinny finds herself in a whole new type of wilderness. Tamburlaine's Elephants Author: Geraldine McCaughrean Publisher: Usborne Rusti, a young nomad, lives on the fringes of the warrior horde of Tamburlaine the Great, a powerful ruler whose brutality is legendary. The Kite Rider Author: Geraldine McCaughrean Publisher: Oxford University Press Haoyou feels powerless when the man responsible for his father's death demands to marry his mother. Determined to support her himself, the young boy joins a travelling circus. The Positively Last Performance Author: Geraldine McCaughrean Publisher: Oxford University Press Gracie’s parents arrive in the seaside town of Seashaw with a plan to restore its run-down Royal Theatre – but it is there that Gracie meets the ghosts. Stop the Train Author: Geraldine McCaughrean Publisher: Oxford University Press This novel is set in 1890s Oklahoma. Cissy's family buys a plot of land in Florence, hoping to build a new life there. Peter Pan in Scarlet Author: Geraldine McCaughrean Illustrator: David Wyatt Publisher: Oxford University Press Geraldine McCaughrean's much anticipated sequel to Peter Pan finds Wendy and the lost boys now grown-up and leading respectable lives in London. Casting the Gods Adrift Author: Geraldine McCaughrean Publisher: Galaxy This is a journey back in time to the era of the ancient Egyptians, when religion and ritual were central to people's lives.