Mates, Dates and Sizzling Summers by Cathy Hopkins

Mates, Dates and Sizzling Summers

Written by Cathy Hopkins

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Perfectly pitched for the ‘just-about-to-be-a-teenager’ market with some lively and likeable characters and a plot line that fizzes with emotions of every kind. It’s also a lesson on the importance of family and friends, and that sometimes a teenager’s hopes and aspirations have to be curtailed in the light of them.


Mates, Dates and Sizzling Summers by Cathy Hopkins

TJ's life is turned upside down as new boy Ollie Axford pursues her, while ex boyfriend Luke still tugs on her heart Which of them can she trust? Events conspire and suddenly she finds that she's the one doing the two timing. Does that mean she's the real love rat? In the meantime, her father has a serious heart attack, and TJ also has to realign her thinking about her family, and her life. She is lucky to have such close friends.

About the Author

Cathy Hopkins

Cathy Hopkins lives in North London with her husband and three mad cats. It took her until she was 35 to decide what she wanted to do when she grew up (be a writer), so she has had a variety of other jobs. She trained as a secondary school teacher but instead of teaching, joined a rock and roll band, "Driving Rock and the Rockettes", as one of the Rockettes. She’s also worked as an occupational therapist, a scriptwriter, a newspaper reviewer on Sky News, a script reader for the comedy unit at the BBC and an aromatherapist.

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176 pages
Interest Age: 10+


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Piccadilly Press Ltd

Publication date

24th March 2006




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