No Use Crying by Zannah Kearns
  

No Use Crying

Written by Zannah Kearns

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This warm and powerful coming-of-age story is a sparkling debut from a brilliant fresh talent, filled with colourful characters that will stay with you long after the book is finished.

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No Use Crying by Zannah Kearns

Secrets, secrets, secrets, she thought. It's just another word for lying. The discovery of a grandfather Niki thought had died years ago means a sudden move to London and the start of a whole new life. Niki has to learn quickly to fit in and survive in the school halls and on the tough streets. And at the same time she must get to know her grandad and come to terms with the fact that her mum has been hiding the truth. But when Niki suddenly discovers her mum's biggest lie of all, could it change their relationship - and Niki's own sense of identity - for good?

About the Author

Zannah Kearns

Zannah Kearns is a first-time author who grew up in a village near St Albans. She studied English Literature at Cardiff University, and later returned there to complete an MA in Creative Writing. She has spent most of her professional life working with teenagers - from Costa Rica to UK inner cities. She has also worked in Communications in the charity sector. Zannah lives in Maidenhead with her husband and young son. Find out more about Zannah Kearns on her website.

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Paperback

Author

Zannah Kearns
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Author's Website

zannahkearns.com

Publisher

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

1st September 2011

ISBN

9781847802149

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