Apricots at Midnight (Young Lions)

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9780006732259: Apricots at Midnight (Young Lions)

Aunt Pinny tells the story behind each of the squares that make up her wonderful Edwardian quilt. The red velvet patch recalls a fancy dress ball and a midnight feast with a highwayman. The green brocade segment carries memories of Captain Tramlemousse, the pirate. Gradually a whole picture of the magical lost world of the past is built up, full of fantastical characters and a rich humour.

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Adèle Geras was born in Jerusalem in 1944. She has lived in Manchester for 32 years and is married with two daughters and a granddaughter. Since 1976 she has published more than 80 books for children, including Troy, which was shortlisted for many prizes. She has the National Jewish Book Award for Children's Literature in the USA for Golden Windows.

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Geras, Adele; Caldwell, Doreen
Published by Young Lions (1989)
ISBN 10: 0006732259 ISBN 13: 9780006732259
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