What's Up with Jody Barton? by Hayley Long

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Shortlisted for the Costa Children's Book Award 2012

Sometimes life throws you a massive curveball ...


What's Up with Jody Barton? by Hayley Long

Shortlisted for the Costa Children's Book Award 2012 Me and my sister are twins. She's Jolene and I'm Jody. We've both got brown hair, we're both left-handed and we both have these weirdly long little toes which make us look like long-toed mutants. But apart from that, I'd say we're fairly different. Well, actually, we're a lot different ...It's hard enough being one half of the world's least identical twins, without both of you falling for the same guy. Jolene's turned flirting into a fine art, but Jody? Not so much. And as if a twinny love triangle wasn't messy enough ...there's something nobody knows about Jody Barton. Something BIG. Told with the trademark warmth and laugh-out-loud humour of the much-loved LOTTIE BIGGS books, this is a book that will make you think, with a gobsmacking twist you won't believe.

About the Author

Hayley Long

Hayley Long lives in Norwich with her husband and a rabbit called Irma. Sometimes she is an English teacher, and the rest of the time she writes novels. They're the sort of novels which will make you laugh a bit and then make you feel sad a bit and then make you laugh again. Sort of like this: hahahaBOOHOOhahaha. Hayley also likes biscuits.

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256 pages
Interest Age: From 12


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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

31st July 2014




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