The Rise and Rise of Tabitha Baird
Written by Arabella Weir
Part of the Tabitha Baird Series
Lovereading4kids Price £5.59
£6.99 saving £1.40 (20%)
Please login (or signup) to download the extract
You will need to Sign Up or Login before you can download a book extract.
To Sign Up all you need to do is give us your email address and a password and let us know the types of books you like. Thank you.
The Lovereading4Kids comment
One of our Books of the Year 2014 - October 2014 Debut of the Month New-to-school thirteen-year-old Tabitha Baird is determined to be super-cool, to make some great best-friends. However, to do so she must reinvent herself and, in particular, keep her super-dull and dysfunctional family from all potential friends. Even before she has arrived at Heathside Academy she has chopped up her school skirt to make it look better. She soon changes her name, refashions her hair and develops a classroom style that brings delighted uproar from her fellow pupils. But can Tabitha keep her friends away from the truth about her drunken father, her mother’s lifestyle blog, her Gran and her beloved dog? Let alone her annoying younger brother. Tabitha’s teen anxieties are hilariously recorded in the sure touch of actress and comedian Arabella Weir.
Kids love to read and so in addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title.
- Peace, age 9 - 'This book really reminded me of another – Turning to Jelly...I give this book 10 out of 10.' Read full review >
- Isabelle Wood, age 10 - 'I really enjoyed The Rise and Rise of Tabitha Baird...I rate it 8/10 Because it was amazing!' Read full review >
- Kaya B, age 17 - 'Overall, a funny story with serious elements, perfect for young teens.' Read full review >
- Sylvie, age 8 - 'There were lots of funny bits...Arabella is a very good writer!' Read full review >
- Eloise Mae Clarkson, age 12 - 'The plot line was good because it wasn't guessable and had a totally unexpected ending.' Read full review >
The Rise and Rise of Tabitha Baird by Arabella Weir
When 13-year-old Tab Baird starts at a new school, she's determined to be the coolest, most popular girl there - whatever it takes. She adjusts her school skirt so it's just the right length. She has enough attitude to make it into the in-crowd. She even gets the attention of the hottest guys. But it's not easy being uber-cool. No one must find out that her mum, brother and her have moved into her gran's house, so she tries to persuade Gran to pose as a house-keeper. And if anyone discovers her mum's blog - about her teenage daughter - it'll be the ultimate in social death.
About the Author
Interest Age: From 13
More books by Arabella Weir
Piccadilly Press Ltd an imprint of Templar Publishing
2nd October 2014
LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlifeAmrit Bunet – Teen
I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their booDaisy Pennock – age 15
At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High
I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.Georgie Rowe – age 16
You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.Katie Lonsdale
A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch
It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.Erica Motoc, age 7
This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!Jemma Rubens, age 10