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Fame School: Book 11
by Cindy Jefferies
Since Tara and her band won the international Battle of the Bands competition, they've become famous across the country, and are in huge demand. But Tara hates the limelight and is dreading performing at a massive summer gig. So when the band's drummer falls ill, she sees it as the perfect excuse to avoid performing at all. Will she really make the band pull out of their biggest concert ever?
“7+ wannabe pop stars will love this series”
Key Stage: KS2/3 E; Age 8+ (info)
198 x 130mm
Cindy Jefferies is a fresh and funny voice in children’s writing. She comes from a musical background, went to school with Cozy Powell, and was inspired to write Fame School by her involvement with her youngest son’s rock band, Stitch.
Cindy's varied career has included being a Venetian-mask maker and a video DJ. She decided to write Fame School after experiencing the ups and downs of her children, who have all been involved in the music business. Her insight into the lives of wannabe pop stars and her own musical background means that Cindy knows how exciting and demanding the quest for fame and fortune can be.
Cindy lives on a farm in Gloucestershire, where the animal noises, roaring tractors and rehearsals of her son’s indie-rock band, all help her write!
Visit www.cindyjefferies.co.uk to find out more.
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This is a really great book to read on the star industry at Rockley Park. It shows how even though you make it big it's best not to get big headed yet also not to act with a don't-care attitude. I enjoyed this book because it's great for everyone and I'd recommend it to my friends any day.
mel, 6th October 2008
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