Meet eleven-year-old Dara Palmer. She loves dancing and dreams of
being a world-famous actress - which means she has to get the main
part in the school play. When she doesn't get any part at all,
Dara begins to wonder whether it's because of her looks rather than
her acting skills. But Dara has big ideas - and is determined
not to let prejudice stop her from being in the spotlight .
Emma Shevah is Thai and Irish (which probably makes her Thairish), and was born and raised in London. She has lived and travelled in many countries but now lives in Brighton with half of her four children, their speedy baby tortoise and a kamikaze hamster. Emma is the author of three middle-grade novels, runs the Literary Club at New York University in LondoMore about Emma Shevah