/ Key title Multii-talented teen starlet Ruby Parker makes her debut in the theatre -- but how will she cope with the demands of being in a musical? / The perfect read for regular girls who dream of celebrities and stardom / Girls aged 10+ will love reading about Ruby's calamaties as she copes with the trials of fame and growing up / Bold covers with strong character illustrations will make these books famous / The first two titles Soap Star and Film Star launched in February 2007, with Hollywood Star following in September 2007. / Fabulous features, competitions, reviews and coverage in tween magazines.
Rowan Coleman has been writing books for adults and children since 2002 when she won Company Magazine's 'Young Writer of the Year.' Her books for adults include The Times Bestsellers The Accidental Mother and The Baby Group. Rowan is currently writing the Ruby Parker series for girls, featuring child star Ruby Parker who is just like any other thirteen-year-old girl--except she is famous. Before becoming a writer, Rowan worked in bookselling and publishing for several years. Rowan lives in Hertfordshire with her husband, young daughter and a standard poodle called Polly.
Praise for Ruby Parker Soap Star "The right mix of sympathy and enjoyment." Financial Times "!a witty and thoughtful novel. It provides a refreshing perspective on the pitfalls of celebrity." Withkids "A fast-reading, fresh take on the trials of teendom." Birmingham Sunday Mercury