Author(s): Tanya Landman
Third in a series of brilliantly addictive, tightly plotted murder mysteries featuring the irrepressible Poppy Fields. Poppy Fields and best friend Graham are astonished to be given parts in a musical production of "The Wizard of Oz". Even more astonishing is the series of murders that occurs at the theatre, targeting the leading lady. When Poppy and Graham investigate, little do they know that they are next on the murderer's list...With strongly realized characters, fast-paced plots and a dash of wry humour, award-winning chldren's author Tanya Landman gives Agatha Christie a run for her money. It is reissued with a graphic new look by popular artist Scott Garrett.
Tanya Landman runs Storybox Theatre, a touring puppet theatre for children, with her husband Rod Burnett. She is the author of the junior novel Waking Merlin and its sequel Merlin's Apprentice; two novels about William Popidopolis, The World's Bellybutton and The Kraken Snores; and a series for younger children, Flotsam and Jetsam, Flotsam and Jetsam and the Stormy Surprise and Flotsam and Jetsam and the Grooof. She has also written two novels for teenagers, Apache and The Goldsmith's Daughter. Dying to Be Famous is the third of a ten-book junior murder mystery series. Tanya has two children and lives in Bideford, Devon.