Gaby's Angel by Janet Hoggarth

Gaby's Angel

Written by Janet Hoggarth

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Both funny and sad, Gaby's Angel is a touching story about friendship and loss between two girls - Gaby and Emily, one of whom appears to return as a Guardian Angel and helps Gaby to realise that she can survive without her best friend and that perhaps even the best friendships can be just around the corner.


Gaby's Angel by Janet Hoggarth

I love Emily to bits but she can be annoying sometimes. When she signed me up for the school play I could have killed her. If she wasn't already dead that is ...Gaby knows Emily is gone and that she will never see her again. Then Emily appears one day as Gaby's very own Guardian Angel and life is (almost) back to normal! With her best friend by her side Gaby's life is a whirl of fab sleepovers, makeovers, and parties with mates. Gaby can't imagine ever saying goodbye to her Guardian Angel but with Emily's help she begins to realise she can.


This is both a story of sadness and hope and will be especially poignant for students who have lost a loved one. Hoggarth writes with empathy and understanding... humorous and uplifting. The School Librarian This is both a story of sadness and hope and will be especially poignant for students who may have lost a loved one. Elizabeth Baskeyfield, The School Librarian Humorous and uplifting. Elizabeth Baskeyfield, The School Librarian

About the Author

Janet Hoggarth

Janet Hoggarth has worked as a book-seller, a children’s book editor, and a DJ with her best friend (under the name ‘Britney and Whitney’). She spent her childhood making comics and filling notebooks with stories. In fact, her old boss at Bloomsbury thought she had such a talent for writing, he asked her to write a joke book, which she did with her brother.

Janet lives in London and draws constant inspiration from her three brilliant children. Gaby’s Angel is her first book for Oxford University Press.

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288 pages


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Publication date

3rd June 2013




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