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The Diamond of Drury Lane

(2008)
(The first book in the Cat Royal series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Costa Children's Book Award Best Novel (nominee)
Set in 1790's Covent Garden this book whisks you back to a bygone era. The narrator's colourful slang and confident I-will-tell-you-how-it-really-is, makes the story sparkle off the page. It is the tale of Cat Royal, an orphan who lives at the back of the real-life theatre in Drury Lane. It contains a wonderful colourful cast of characters - awkward actors, on stage, and off, barrow boys in the grimy marketplace, street gangs fighting for territory...and it's packed with local colour and authentic detail. And of course there is the diamond mystery. What more could you want?

Genre: Young Adult Fiction    Get it on Google Play

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Hardback Editions

April 2009 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Diamond Of Drury Lane (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Cat Royal Adventures (Pb))
Author(s): Julia Golding
ISBN: 0-606-10900-5 / 978-0-606-10900-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
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May 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Diamond of Drury Lane (A Cat Royal Adventure)
Author(s): Julia Golding
ISBN: 1-59643-351-5 / 978-1-59643-351-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
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January 2006 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Diamond of Drury Lane (Cat Royal)
Author(s): Julia Golding
ISBN: 1-4052-2149-6 / 978-1-4052-2149-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Egmont Books Ltd
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Paperback Editions

April 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Diamond of Drury Lane (Cat Royal)
Author(s): Julia Golding
ISBN: 1-4052-8530-3 / 978-1-4052-8530-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Egmont
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July 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Diamond of Drury Lane
Author(s): Julia Golding
ISBN: 1-4458-2619-4 / 978-1-4458-2619-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Galaxy
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April 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Diamond of Drury Lane (A Cat Royal Adventure)
Author(s): Julia Golding
ISBN: 0-312-56123-7 / 978-0-312-56123-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Square Fish
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February 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Diamond of Drury Lane (Cat Royal)
Author(s): Julia Golding
ISBN: 1-4052-3758-9 / 978-1-4052-3758-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Egmont
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Audio Editions

November 2008 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Diamond of Drury Lane
Author(s): Julia Golding
Publisher: Audible Studios
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November 2008 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Diamond of Drury Lane
Author(s): Julia Golding
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


November 2008 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Diamond of Drury Lane
Author(s): Julia Golding
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

September 2011 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Diamond of Drury Lane (Cat Royal)
Author(s): Julia Golding
Publisher: Egmont
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April 2009 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Diamond of Drury Lane (A Cat Royal Adventure Book 1)
Author(s): Julia Golding
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Availability: Amazon