Sweetness and Lies by Karen Mccombie
  

Sweetness and Lies

Written by Karen Mccombie
Illustrated by Jessica Secheret

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Interest Age 8-12 Reading Age 8+ Brilliantly observed, this is a thoughtful story about truth and friendship. Tilly’s thrilled by her new friendship with Mia; she is chatty and funny and soon the two of them are Best Friends Forever – Already – even though they are only newly met, as new girls as Beech Cliff School. But when Amber Sweet arrives Tilly wants to be friends with her too. Why is Mia so mean about Amber? And who is telling the truth? Tilly finds she has a lot to learn about people as she sorts out new life in secondary school.

Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers of 8+

Synopsis

Sweetness and Lies by Karen Mccombie

Tilly has just started at her new secondary school and she's the luckiest girl in the world - she's found her new, Best Friend Forever, Mia. But when Amber joins their class a few days later, Mia starts to act a little oddly.

A sweet story about friendship, sparkling with Karen McCombie's trademark wit and wisdom.

About the Author

Karen Mccombie

Karen McCombie has written over 80 books full of endearing characters and quirky humour; her series Ally’s World has sold over 200,000 copies. Born in Scotland, Karen now lives in north London. Karen loves her job, but is a complete fidget. She regularly packs up her laptop and leaves Office Number 1 (her weeny back bedroom) and has a brisk walk to Office Number 2 (the local garden centre café). Read more about the author here.

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Format

Paperback

Author

Karen Mccombie
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Author's Website

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Publisher

Barrington Stoke Ltd

Publication date

15th April 2013

ISBN

9781781121993

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