Born in London, Ray Murray, the author, was creative director of a large American advertising company, working in both their UK and New York offices where he won numerous awards for his creative TV advertising, and saw his work exhibited and acclaimed in London, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Tokyo.
Arabella Parker and the Primrose School Revolt is his first children's book. A second Arabella book will be published shortly. He is now working on a third novel in the series. Happily married, he lives in Oxfordshire, England.
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Arabella Parker and the Chinese Snakehead Gangsters
Primrose Primary has a new pupil - Mei Li, a friendly, but shy Chinese girl. Arabella invites Mei Li to her birthday party, but she fails to turn up. Then on a school visit, two horrid Chinese thugs try to kidnap Mei Li, and Arabella has to fly to her rescue.
In the second Arabella Parker book in the series, Arabella has yet more exciting adventures....and comes close to danger.
Arabella Parker and The Primrose School Revolt
At nine and a half, Arabella Parker is a quite extraordinary girl. For one thing, she can fly, an ability that she seems to have inherited from her Great Aunt Agatha.
Her parents, being terrible snobs, are more concerned with what the neighbours might think.
But now the primary school is under threat from ghastly property developers. So, Arabella must use her special powers and go into battle!
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