How to Get the Family You Want by Peony Pinker by Jenny Alexander
  

How to Get the Family You Want by Peony Pinker

Written by Jenny Alexander
Part of the Peony Pinker Series

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Peony Pinker feels she has a disaster for a family and because they're always busy she never gets to get what she wants. But how to change that or will she have to change and learn to live with the family she has? Find out in this fun and emotional rollercoaster but ultimately an uplifting read on what it's like to grow up.

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How to Get the Family You Want by Peony Pinker by Jenny Alexander

Peony Pinker is fed up with her family. Her mum's working long hours setting up her gardening business and her dad isn't pulling his weight around the house, so they're arguing all the time. Her big sister, Primrose, is stressed about her exams and taking it out on everyone else including her lovely boyfriend Matt. Peony's Gran tells her you can choose your friends but not your family; as you can't have the family you want, you have to learn to want the family you've got. 'Not possible!' thinks Peony. But Gran is sure she'll think of something. As most of Gran's ideas go horribly wrong, Peony knows there will be even more trouble ahead...

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In the second hilarious instalment in the life of one Peony Pinker, the plucky heroine is seriously fed up with her family. But how can she go about changing their annoying traits? Find out in this funny, family read. tBkmags (2011) A very funny, hectic story with well rounded likeable characters . Primary Times (4th of July 2011)

About the Author

Jenny Alexander

Jenny Alexander is a well-established author of over 100 fiction and non fiction children's titles. Jenny has written prolifically on the theme of bullying and has previously published non-fiction titles with A&C Black such as Going up! The No-Worries Guide to Secondary School and How 2 B Happy, a self-help book for children suffering from anxiety. The Peony Pinker titles are her first fiction titles for A&C Black.

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Paperback
144 pages

Author

Jenny Alexander
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Author's Website

www.jennyalexander.co.uk/

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Publisher

A & C Black Publishers Ltd

Publication date

5th May 2011

ISBN

9781408132869

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