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Girls Behind the Camera

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About this book

6 Chelsea Walk
Girls Behind the Camera

Discover the extraordinary lives of the inspiring girls who have lived throughout history at 6 Chelsea Walk. Cecily is enchanted when she meets photographer Rosalind, and soon longs to learn more about this “art of the future” and become a famous photographer herself. Believing Rosalind to be the perfect match for her widowed father, Cecily conspires to unite the pair, but her father’s friend keeps spoiling her plans. Will Cecily’s dreams ever come true? This book was previously published as "Historical House: Cecily's Portrait".


Adèle Geras

Adèle Geras

Adèle Geras studied languages and taught French before becoming an author. She has since written 84 titles for children and young adults, including Troy, which was shortlisted for the Whitbread Children’s Book Award and Highly Commended for the Carnegie Medal. Adèle is married with two grown-up children and two grandchildren, and she lives in Manchester.

Visit the author’s website, www.adelegeras.com, for more information.


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