The Look by Sophia Bennett
  

The Look

Written by Sophia Bennett

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March 2012 Book of the Month.

We suspect this may well be Sophia Bennett's break-out novel. Her previous ones have done immensely well but this novel for teenagers is blisteringly good. It's the story of two sisters whose world falls apart just as for one of them fame is there for the taking. It will make you laugh and cry by turns and it's not to be missed.

And a message from Barry Cunningham, Sophia Bennett's Publisher: I have sisters. one sadly died, the other was my idea of a catwalk queen:sixties mini skirts, Mary Quant make-up and Biba accessories. I watched them live lives similar to the girls in this story of what looks good, how people judge looks, buy and sell looks and what really matters in the end.

The Look is brilliant, funny and moving, and I'll admit I did cry out loud in the end. I think this is Sophia Bennett's best book yet; take a look, I'm sure you'll agree!

Click here to read a letter from Sophia Bennett about why she wrote The Look.

You can also find out more about the Threads series by clicking here for the books and here for the series website.

Synopsis

The Look by Sophia Bennett

When Ted is spotted by a model agency, she can't believe it. At the same time her gorgeous sister, Ava, is diagnosed with cancer. With her world turned upside down, Ted has a lot of growing up to do, some of it in five-inch platforms. Can she be a supermodel and a super sister? Or will she have to choose between fame and family?

Watch Sophia Bennett reading from The Look in this video:

Scroll down this page or visit Sophia's author page to see a brand new video interview with Sophia, talking about The Look and Threads.

Reviews

'Sophia Bennett has once again conjured up a beautifully glamorous masterpiece, full of dreams, hopes and heartbreak. And yes, it does live up to the bright pink page edges!' - Chicklish

'A really, really, really good book.' - Ciclovesbooks blog

‘Have just read THE LOOK ... one word, BRILLIANT. A difficult topic, sensitively handled’. - Cathy Cassidy

Praise for Threads:

‘From page one, no girl will be able to put it down.’ - Meg Cabot

‘Girls will love it.’ - Jacqueline Wilson

‘Elegant and funny, and has real narrative verve.’ - David Almond

About the Author

Sophia Bennett

Sophia Bennett has always wanted to write books. Her debut novel Threads won the Times/Chicken House Children’s Fiction Competition. Sales of over 100, 000 copies followed, with rights sold in 10 countries, and a TV series currently in production with Lime Pictures for Nickelodeon. Sophia is mad about the fashion world and has written for several national newspapers. She lives in London with her husband and children.

Watch an interview with Sophia in this video:

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Format

Paperback
336 pages

Author

Sophia Bennett
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Author's Website

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Publisher

Chicken House Ltd

Publication date

1st March 2012

ISBN

9781906427917

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