The Taming of the Tights by Louise Rennison

The Taming of the Tights

Written by Louise Rennison
Part of the The Misadventures of Tallulah Casey Series

11+ readers   Books of the Month   13+ readers   eBooks   
Download an extract Add to wishlist Share this book

The Lovereading4Kids comment

January 2014 Book of the Month Laugh out loud at the hilarious escapades of Tallulah Casey as she returns to Dother Hall for a third summer of drama school and – more importantly – boys! Louise Rennison has a well-deserved reputation for capturing the wild and unpredictable enthusiasms and passions of teenagers. Tallulah Casey and her friends are a riotously unruly group who are determined to live life to the full!


Louise Rennison won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2010 with Withering Tights which is the first in the Tallulah Casey series. Click here to download an extract!


The Taming of the Tights by Louise Rennison

The tights run wild and free in this hilarious new novel from the Queen of Comedy! Tallulah Casey is putting all thoughts of wild boy Cain behind her. He is literally an animal in trousers...oo-er. Not like nice boy Charlie (who she's totally not thinking about either). The Tree Sisters are chasing those golden slippers of applause at performing arts college but Dr Lightowler seems hell-bent on spoiling everything for Tallulah. And with all her mates loved up, can Tallulah resist the call of her wild boy?

Visit the author website for more information on Tullulha, competitions and giveaways -


Praise for Midsummer Tights Dream:

Girls will relish the breakneck plot, inventive language and knockabout comedy. Guardian

This is a tears-running-down-your-face-in-sheer-joy type of read Sugarscape

Praise for 'Withering Tights':

Wickedly entertaining. - Julia Eccleshare, The Guardian

I don't know how, but Louise Rennison has done it again. Tallulah is even funnier, warmer, and sweeter than her cousin Georgia Nicolson. I fell in love with Withering Tights, and you will too! - Meg Cabot, author of The Princess Diaries and Abandon series

Praise for Confessions of Georgia Nicolson:

Raucously fun. - The Times

About the Author

Louise Rennison

Louise Rennison (1951 – 2016) A hugely popular writer and comedian, who wrote brilliantly funny stories for teenage girls including the Confessions of Georgia Nicolson series, the first of which was made into a successful movie.

When Louise was 15, her parents decided to emigrate to Wairakei in New Zealand. Its main claim to fame is that it had some of the most violent geothermal activity in the world. "When we had Sunday lunch in the back garden, the tables heaved and lurched around, and the trees went backwards and forwards. That was because underneath the table, underneath the earth's surface, thousands of cubic feet of molten steam was trying to get out … and kill us!" Louise's dad had his shoes blown off by a rogue bore.

Louise's research for her books required many hours hanging around with 14-year-olds which is, as she said, "Brilliant - the best fun known to humanity. It's all boys, make-up, laughing and, er, that's it.”

More books by this author

Loading similar books...

Other Formats

Book Info


400 pages
Interest Age: From 11


Louise Rennison
More books by Louise Rennison

Author's Website!/h...

Author's Facebook Latest


HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

2nd January 2014




It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East

Lovereading 4 schools