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Ada Nicodemou is one of Australia’s favourite media personalities and for over 27 years has gained a solid local and international family audience. She is best known for her role as Leah Patterson on Channel 7’s longest running and highest rating series, Home & Away, on which she still stars.

Ada has been nominated for seven Logie Awards (including ‘Most Popular Actress’ in 2022) and won the 2006 Inside Soap Award for 'Best Australian Actress'. In 2005 she starred on the popular television show Dancing with the Stars and took out the winning trophy. In 2012 Ada was the host of Please Marry My Boy which aired on the 7 Network.

In 2023, Ada took her love of home cooking online by sharing cook-along videos with her mum to her Instagram page, garnering a huge following and reaching more than 1 million views and counting.

Ada has also used her large following to promote and raise awareness for various charities she feels passionately about, including The Good Friday Appeal and Breast Screen Australia.

Mia Megastar is inspired by Ada's childhood when she grew up in her family shop, performed for an audience at every opportunity and dreamed of one day becoming a star.

Books by Ada Nicodemou

Mia Megastar

Lulu Bell meets Glee in a charming and hilarious junior fiction series from beloved Aussie actor Ada Nicodemou!

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Mia Megastar 2

The second instalment of Mia's mega adventure!

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Mia Megastar by Ada Nicodemou

OUT 3 APRIL: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/mia-megastar-9781761342158 Lulu Bell meets Glee in a charming and hilarious junior fiction series from beloved Aussie actor Ada Nicodemou! Meet Mia! Her life is pretty interesting and amazing. She's the only kid in her class who lives above a shop. And not just any shop – everyone knows Costa’s is the best place for groceries and the yummiest pastries. She has a cute-but-annoying little brother, Yianni, and the best friends ever. Oh, and her mum plays the worst pranks. Mia loves dancing and singing and is always putting on a show. And she's ready to step into the limelight . . . this year will see Mia get closer to her dream of becoming a megastar. But the road to stardom is not without a little drama. . .