Written by Jean Ure
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Shrinking Violet by Jean UreThe fifth gloriously funny and poignant book in Jean Ure's series of 'secret' diary stories. Lily and Violet are twins - physically identical but quite opposite in character. Lily is brash, up-front and in your face. Lily Loudmouth, her dad calls her. Violet is timid and shy. She lives very much in Lily's shadow - a shrinking violet. Finding it difficult to make friends, Violet finds the perfect solution in Katie, her new pen pal. Soon the two are writing at a fast and furious pace and become very attached to each other. That is, until Katie suggests that they meet...
's. Liverpool Echo Excellent for any nine-up and will almost certainly lead to an addiction to Ure. Observer As an example of pre-adolescent confessional writing, this story is faithfully realistic. Independent Becky Bananas 'The writing transcends any trace of heaviness.'
'Jean Ure never puts a foot wrong.'
'Rhymes, sauciness, letters, irony, comedy, comic characters... a proper little turn-on for boys. A must-buy book.'
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HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
1st July 2002
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