Angel Cake by Cathy Cassidy

Angel Cake

Written by Cathy Cassidy

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Friends and relationships are the hallmarks of Cathy’s novels as she portrays her characters and their friendships particularly well. The plot lines are easy to get into, there’s always a subliminal message too and in Angel Cake it’s don’t judge a book by its cover as first impressions aren’t always right. Yet again she doesn’t disappoint, Angel Cake is a cracking, fast-paced easy read for 9+ year olds.

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Angel Cake by Cathy Cassidy

Anya used to dream of moving to Britain to start a brand-new life. But as she sits in a school where nobody understands her, she dreams of Polish summer skies and the place where she once belonged. Then Anya meets bad boy Dan. He's no angel, but she's sure there's a sweeter side to him. And when things begin to fall apart, Anya realizes she's not alone - how can Dan be such bad news when being with him feels like heaven?


Praise for Cathy's books: Touching, tender and unforgettable -- The Guardian Cathy Cassidy's insight into teenage thinking is pin-point sharp while her light tone makes [her stories] sing. -- Julia Eccleshare Angel Cake is awesome! It took three days to read and I loved it so much. I wish it could be made into a movie. -- Britt, age 13

About the Author

Cathy Cassidy

"I was born in 1962 in Coventry (scarily ancient, I know). I wrote my first picture book for my little brother when I was eight or nine. I loved making comics, too - pages and pages of picture stories, features and competitions. I'd sell my homemade comic to a friend for 5p, then claim it back and sell it again to someone else; they didn't have photocopiers back then!"

Cathy has been writing fabulous stories ever since. Her books have sold over one million copies in the UK alone. She is the bestselling author of Dizzy, Driftwood, Indigo Blue, Scarlett, Sundae Girl, Lucky Star, Gingersnaps and Angel Cake. The Chocolate Box Girls is a sumptuous series starring sassy sisters, super-cool boys and one of Cathy's biggest loves - chocolate.

Cathy Cassidy is Puffin's top-selling author for girls. She was an art teacher, a magazine editor and an agony aunt before becoming a full-time writer. She has worked at Shout magazine and previously at Jackie, the magazine named after Jacqueline Wilson. Cathy tours extensively around the UK - meeting over 10,000 young readers in 2012. She has twice won the prestigious 'Queen of Teen' award. Cathy lives with her husband, two teenage children, two dogs, two cats and a rabbit.

Photo credit: Louise Llewelyn

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256 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

1st April 2010




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