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The Resource The Steam Whistle Theatre Company, Vivian French

The Steam Whistle Theatre Company, Vivian French

Label
The Steam Whistle Theatre Company
Title
The Steam Whistle Theatre Company
Statement of responsibility
Vivian French
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
To avoid financial ruin, the Bottle family's theatre-troupe has left London behind, travelling to the north of England by train. With new audiences to play to, and less competition, they hope to make enough money to pay off their debts back home. But will their plans be foiled by the odious Olio Sleevery? It's time for young actors Rosie and Charlie to save the day, and, with the help of their new friend Edie Boiler, ensure the thunderous success of the company's first performance
Summary
The wonderful adventures of a family theatre-troupe, touring Victorian England by train a high-octane, high-drama romp, with a colourful company of characters. Dark and deadly deeds, piratical plots, lost heiresses and poor little orphans, Vivian French conjures up the very spirit of Victorian theatre in a fabulous new novel for middle-grade readers. To avoid financial ruin, the Bottle family's theatre-troupe has left London behind, travelling to the north of England by train. With new audiences to play to, and less competition, they hope to make enough money to pay off their debts back home. But will their plans be foiled by the odious Olio Sleevery? It's time for young actors Rosie and Charlie to save the day, and, with the help of their new friend Edie Boiler, ensure the thunderous success of the company's first performance. A wonderful gallery of eccentric characters and an exuberant plot with a twist at the end, this is storytelling at its theatrical best!
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Tone
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10772452
Cataloging source
AUNRT
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French, Vivian
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Peck, Hannah
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True
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  • Railroad travel
  • Families
  • Steam locomotives
  • Theatrical companies
  • Traveling theater
  • Great Britain
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The Steam Whistle Theatre Company, Vivian French
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000064466165
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
297 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781406376319
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1076566405
Label
The Steam Whistle Theatre Company, Vivian French
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000064466165
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
297 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781406376319
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1076566405

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