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Geraldine McCaughrean


UK (1951 - )

Geraldine McCaughrean was born in 1951 and brought up in North London. She studied at Christ Church College of Education, Canterbury and worked in a London publishing house for 10 years before becoming a full-time writer in 1988. She has written over 120 books, 50 short plays for schools, and a radio play. Geraldine McCaughrean lives in Berkshire. Her book, Not the End of the World, is currently being adapted for the stage.
 
Series
Blackberry BunnyHenry Hedgehog's HatLittle Brown MousePiggy Goes to Market
Yellow Duckling's Story
 
The MaypoleFires' AstonishmentVaingloryLovesong
The Ideal Wife
 
Geraldine McCaughrean's Retellings
El Cid (1989)
The Odyssey (1993)
Moby Dick (1996)
El CidThe OdysseyMoby Dick
 
Theseus and the Minotaur, Orpheus and Eurydice, Apollo and DaphneThe Adventures of OdysseusJason and the Golden FleecePersephone and the Pomegranite Seeds
The Twelve Labours of HeraclesPerseus and the Gorgon MedusaDaedalus and Icarus (King Midas)The Wooden Horse (Pandora's Box)
Greek MythsThe Wooden HorseHermes Tricks the GodsPhaeton and the Sun Chariot
Zeus Conquers the TitansAthena and the Olive Tree
 
Baabra LambBlue MooGood DogGregorie Peck
 
The Golden HoardThe Silver TreasureThe Bronze CauldronThe Crystal Pool
 
Wizziwig and the Crazy CookerWizziwig and the Wacky Weather MachineWizziwig and the Singing CarWizziwig and the Sweet Machine
 
City of DreamsRomulus and RemusBurning the BooksA Shot in the Dark
 
Cissy Sissney
1. Stop the Train (2001)
2. Pull Out All the Stops! (2010)
     aka The Glorious Adventures of the Sunshine Queen
Stop the TrainPull Out All the Stops!
 
HerculesPerseusTheseusOdysseus
 
The Little MonkThe Wish-Bringer
 
Novels
A Little Lower Than the AngelsA Pack of LiesGold DustOn the Day the World Began
Quest of IsisCowboy JessPlundering ParadiseCowboy Jess Saddles Up
King ArthurForever XCasting the Gods Adrift: A Tale of Ancient EgyptToo Big!
Brave MagicThe Stones Are HatchingThe Great ChaseThe Kite Rider: One Boy's Haunted Journey to the Top of the Sky
Six Storey HouseGilgamesh the HeroDoctor QuackShowstopper
The Jesse TreeDog DaysJalopySmile!
Not the End of the WorldThe White DarknessCyranoMo
Peter Pan in ScarletTamburlaine's ElephantsThe Death-defying Pepper RouxThe Longest Story in the World
The Positively Last PerformanceThe Middle of Nowhere
 
Omnibus
Peter Pan / Peter Pan in Scarlet
 
Collections
One Thousand And One Arabian Nights (1982)
The Canterbury Tales (1984)
Stories from Shakespeare (1994)
The Orchard Book of Stories from the Ballet (1994)
     aka The Random House Book of Stories from the Ballet
The New Windmill Book of Greek Myths (1997)
The Orchard Book of Greek Gods and Goddesses (1997)
The Doubleday Book of Princess Stories (1997)
God's People: Stories from the Old Testament (1997)
The Orchard Book of Ballet Stories (1998)
Orchard Book of Starry Tales (1998)
Greek Gods and Goddesses (1998)
Princess Stories (1998)
God's Kingdom (1998)
Golden Myths and Legends of the World (1999)
The Orchard Book of Roman Myths (1999)
Britannia: 100 Great Stories from British History (1999)
My First Oxford Book of Stories (2000)
The Orchard Book of Love and Friendship (2000)
John Bunyan's a Pilgrim's Progress (2001)
Starry Tales (2001)
100 World Myths and Legends (2001)
Knights, Kings and Conquerors: 20 Stories from British History (2001)
Roman Myths (2001)
Rebels and Royals: 20 Stories from British History (2001)
Daredevils and Desperadoes: 20 Stories from British History (2002)
Ghosts, Rogues and Highwaymen: 20 Stories from British History (2002)
Movers, Shakers and Record Breakers: 20 Stories from British History (2002)
Treasury Of Fairy Tales (2003)
The Oxford Treasury of Fairy Tales (2003)
Sky Ship: and Other Stories (2004)
The Questing Knights of the Faerie Queen (2004)
Greek Heroes (2007)
Princes and Princesses: Seven Tales of Enchantment (2007) (with Angela Barrett, Rose Impey, Margaret Mayo and Saviour Pirotta)
Magical Princess Stories (2009) (with Rose Impey, Andrew Matthews and Margaret Mayo)
Robin Hood and the Golden Arrow: And a World of Other Stories (2011)
King Arthur And a World of Other Stories (2011)
George and the Dragon: And a World of Other Stories (2011)
The Orchard Book of Greek Myths (2013)
Britannia: Great Stories from British History (2014)
One Thousand And One Arabian NightsThe Canterbury TalesStories from ShakespeareThe Orchard Book of Stories from the Ballet
The New Windmill Book of Greek MythsThe Orchard Book of Greek Gods and GoddessesThe Doubleday Book of Princess StoriesGod's People: Stories from the Old Testament
The Orchard Book of Ballet StoriesOrchard Book of Starry TalesGreek Gods and GoddessesPrincess Stories
God's KingdomGolden Myths and Legends of the WorldThe Orchard Book of Roman MythsBritannia: 100 Great Stories from British History
My First Oxford Book of StoriesThe Orchard Book of Love and FriendshipJohn Bunyan's a Pilgrim's ProgressStarry Tales
100 World Myths and LegendsKnights, Kings and Conquerors: 20 Stories from British HistoryRoman MythsRebels and Royals: 20 Stories from British History
Daredevils and Desperadoes: 20 Stories from British HistoryGhosts, Rogues and Highwaymen: 20 Stories from British HistoryMovers, Shakers and Record Breakers: 20 Stories from British HistoryTreasury Of Fairy Tales
The Oxford Treasury of Fairy TalesSky Ship: and Other StoriesThe Questing Knights of the Faerie QueenGreek Heroes
Princes and Princesses: Seven Tales of EnchantmentMagical Princess StoriesRobin Hood and the Golden Arrow: And a World of Other StoriesKing Arthur And a World of Other Stories
George and the Dragon: And a World of Other StoriesThe Orchard Book of Greek MythsBritannia: Great Stories from British History
 
Plays
Britannia on Stage: 25 Plays from British HistoryThe Greeks On Stage: 25 Plays from Greek MythsDoctor FaustusFetch
 
Picture Books
The Story of Noah and the ArkSaint George and the DragonThe Story of ChristmasThe Cherry Tree
Blue Moon MountainThe Little AngelUnicorns! Unicorns!Hope on a Rope
Noah and NellyNever Let GoAesop's FablesThe Story of the Nativity
The Beauty and the BeastGrandma ChickenlegsHow the Reindeer Got Their AntlersMy Grandmother's Clock
Bright PennyOne Bright PennyFig's GiantWenceslas
Father and SonThe Nativity StoryTwelve Dancing PrincessesPittipat's Saucer of Moon
The NutcrackerGo! Go! Chichico!
 
Non fiction
My First Space Book
 
Awards
Carnegie Medal winner (1989) : A Pack of Lies





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