Buttercup Mash by Joanna Nadin
  

Buttercup Mash

Written by Joanna Nadin

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The sensational, laugh-out-loud new stand-alone novel from Joanna Nadin, author of the bestselling Rachel Riley novels. Perfect for 10+ readers it's written in diary form and it's the story of Buttercup who has to cope with an entirely dysfunctional family and a best friend who's more than a bit irrational.

You can also read the new blog that Joanna has set up with 30 other authors who write fiction for girls aged 10-14 - click here to visit girlsheartbooks.com .

Synopsis

Buttercup Mash by Joanna Nadin

OMG. I think I just joined glee club and I am NOT EVEN JOKING! Buttercup has ISSUES. Her family's dysfunctional, her best friend's a drama queen and she doesn't know who her dad is! What's a girl to do? Isn't it obvious? Join the school glee club, embarrass the hell out of yourself singing rock ballads and dancing like a demented hamster on a sugar rush and write a diary for an internet shrink about your messed up life. OK, well perhaps YOU wouldn't, but Buttercup does ...The mash-ups at the glee club are nothing compared with the mash-up that's Buttercup's life!

Reviews

Praise for the Rachel Riley series: 'a genuine rival to Adrian Mole ... an absolute must-read' - Publishing News

'... it takes talent to turn a dull, uneventful childhood into comic material and Nadin has pulled it off' The Bookseller

'Nadin achieves the rare trick of producing a book that will make both adults and teenagers laugh aloud.' Observer

About the Author

Joanna Nadin

Joanna Nadin is a winner of the Fantastic Book Award, the Surrey Book Award, Blue Peter 'Book of the Month' and Radio 4 Open Book 'Book of the Year'. She has been shortlisted for the Booktrust Best Book Award and Queen of Teen, and Spies, Dad, Big Lauren and Me was selected for the Richard and Judy Book Club. In 2011, Penny Dreadful is a Magnet for Disaster was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. Joe All Alone was nominated for the 2016 C ILIP C arnegie Medal. She writes the Flying Fergus series with Sir Chris Hoy. Joanna previously worked as a policy writer for the Labour Party and a special adviser to the Prime Minister. She continues to freelance as a speechwriter and editor, and lectures in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University.

Click here to read more about JOANNA NADIN and her writing.

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Paperback

Author

Joanna Nadin
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Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication date

2nd June 2011

ISBN

9780192756251

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