Annabel the Actress Starring in Just a Little Extra (Paperback)

By Ellen Conford, Renee W. Andriani (Illustrator)

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 9781481401487, 64pp.

Publication Date: June 24, 2013

List Price: 13.99*
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Maggie's mouth dropped open. I don't believe it. You got discovered? Well, Annabel said, maybe not exactly discovered. But maybe very close to being almost discovered.
When aspiring actress Annabel sees the movie company vans roll into her neighborhood, she is determined that this will be her big break. With her friend Maggie by her side, Annabel schmoozes her way onto the set and lands a role as an extra She stays up all night watching scary movies and screaming at the top of her lungs to practice for her part. However, when the day of shooting arrives, everything goes wrong and Annabel's five seconds of stardom turn into a disaster. But her career's not over yet. Annabel doesn't know it but the director has some tricks up his sleeve...Annabel's mishaps will have readers laughing out loud in this follow-up to Annabel the Actress starring in Gorilla My Dreams.

About the Author

Ellen Conford is one of the most popular authors of contemporary novels for preteen and teen readers. Her previous books include the Jenny Archer series, Felicia the Critic, Frog Princess of Pelham, and A Night to Remember. She lives in Great Neck, New York.