A Room Full of Chocolate
Written by Jane Elson
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Winner of the 2015 Peters Book of the Year 'Junior Fiction' Award A story of courage and friendship that will tug at your heart strings. A Goodnight Mister Tom for today - this is a book that will make you laugh and cry.
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A Room Full of Chocolate by Jane Elson
Grace's fun-loving Mum has found a lump. Her north London world of sleepovers, tap dancing and playing the clarinet fall apart when she is sent to live with her grumpy old granddad on his farm in Yorkshire while her mother goes into hospital to get better. Grace misses her mother so much it hurts, and doesn't quite understand what is happening to her. And things go from bad to worse when she starts school and becomes the bullies' latest target. But Grace is no longer alone when she meets Rainbow Girl Megan and her pig, Claude - when she's with them she feels as if she can confront anything. At Easter time when Grace misses her mum the most, she knows she must find a way to get to London. With Megan's help, she hatches a plan to run away that involves Claude, chocolate Easter eggs and a risky ID swap. But it's all worth it if it means that she finally gets to see her mum. ...
Shows just how important friendship and family are... a beautifully written book with real insight. Parents in Touch Real authenticity... beautifully written and very moving. * * * * * Bookbag Full of emotion and humour... I couldn't put this book down! The Guardian I devoured the story. It's one with an important message and a book I personally think should be required at school. Delicious! Chrissi Reads Touching story with many light-hearted moments full of endearing, well rounded characters. Primary Times A lovely book about courage and friendship. Cirencester Life I was so excited to know what happened that I couldn't put it down. The Guardian I read this book in one sitting... brilliantly funny and emotional... absolutely full of adventure. * * * * * ReadingZone A real 'feel good
... combines comedy with a cautionary note... a new author to watch. Sonia Benster (The Children's Bookshop, Huddersfield) A lovely story. School Librarian
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