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Dying to be famous

Dying to be famous

Landman, Tanya

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

Paperback, Book. English. Detective and mystery stories. Children's stories.
Published London: Walker, 2009
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Statement of responsibility: Tanya Landman
ISBN: 1406314625, 9781406314625
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Physical Description: 117 p. ; 20 cm.
Series: Poppy Fields is on the case! ; 3
Subject: Fields, Poppy (Fictitious character) Juvenile fiction.; Murder Investigation Juvenile fiction.; Best friends Juvenile fiction.; Theater Juvenile fiction.
Series Title: Poppy Fields is on the case! 3.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 5.3
Interest Level: MY
Points: 3
Quiz Number: 216568

Author note

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 (978-1-4063-0250-9) and its sequel Merlin's Apprentice (978-1-4063-0201-1); two novels about William Popidopolis, The World's Bellybutton (978-1-4063-0089-5) and The Kraken Snores (978-1-4063-0706-1); and a series for younger children, Flotsam and Jetsam (978-1-84428-119-0), Flotsam and Jetsam and the Stormy Surprise (978-1-4063-0280-6) and Flotsam and Jetsam and the Grooof (978-1-4063-0705-4). She has also written two novels for teenagers, Apache (978-1-4063-0331-5) and The Goldsmith's Daughter (978-1-4063-0707-8). Tanya has two children and lives in Devon.

Back cover copy

Stage fright!

My name is Poppy Fields. When Graham and I landed parts in a musical we didn't expect real drama. But then the star got a death threat and the bodies started stacking up. Before we knew it Graham and I were at the top of the murderer's list...