Jane Airhead by Kay Woodward
  

Jane Airhead

Written by Kay Woodward

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This entertaining story tells how copying fiction may not always work well in life…After Charlotte has read Jane Eyre she falls in love with Mr Rochester and is determined to find a modern day Mr Rochester as a new partner for her own Mum. When a dark, brooding and mysterious stranger turns up, Charlotte is sure that he’ll be just the thing. But her modern day Mr Rochester fails to live up to expectations. Charlotte realises she’d be better off leaving fiction within the covers! This modern spin on a much-loved classic will have you swaying between all manner of emotions as you're gripped by its pages.

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Synopsis

Jane Airhead by Kay Woodward

What's not to love about Jane Eyre? Gothic and passionate, it features the ultimate male hero - Mr Rochester. And that gives Charlotte a top idea: she'll look for a new Mr Rochester for her lovely mum. So when Charlotte finds the ideal man - dark, brooding and mysterious, he's PERFECT. But he also turns out to be sarcastic and rude. Does Charlotte really want her mum marrying him? Perhaps it would have been better if Mr Rochester had stayed between the covers of Charlotte's favourite novel...?

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A humorous look at teen life and relationships. Bronteblog Jane Airhead unashamedly shouts 'read me

-filled tale ... littered with literary references. -- Janet Sims The School Librarian Kay Woodward has crafted a gem of a novel and a role model I'd have loved as a school girl. -- Sam Shepherd Daily Echo I love it! The funky cover is a dead giveaway to Charlotte's voice. She's a scream! -- Nayuleska Nayu's Reading Corner The text is laugh-out-loud funny and the story rattles along at a great pace ... you don't have to be fan of classic literature to enjoy this, as it's a great story in its own right. -- Chicklish Karen

About the Author

Kay Woodward

Kay Woodward has written many bestselling books, including Robot Wars: The Ultimate Guide, The Big Jungle Hunt, Hooray for Piglet, Happy Feet, the Flower Fairies series and The Dahlmanac.

Kay lives near the New Forest, Hampshire.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
224 pages
Interest Age: From 12

Author

Kay Woodward
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Publisher

Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

5th November 2009

ISBN

9781842709764

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Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

Publisher's Website

www.andersenpress.co.uk


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