Family Fan Club by Jean Ure
  

Family Fan Club

Written by Jean Ure
Illustrated by Karen Donnelly

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Synopsis

Family Fan Club by Jean Ure

A humorous, poignant and heartwarming story of four girls and their exasperating parents. Reissued in the Jean Ure branding. People always fall out after they're married. I'm going to stay single. Jasmine, Laurel, Rose and Daisy. Four very different sisters, four very different attitudes! As if living with each other wasn't bad enough, living with their parents is worse - particularly parents who are both actors. Please! But after the Great Row, the girls find themselves living with Mum, while Dad has gone to America to find work. How are the sisters going to achieve their own personal ambitions: become an actress, model, writer, vet...when they can't even achieve their joint ambition - to reunite parents who are on different continents?

Reviews

Passion Flower 'A funny and realistic read - we loved it.

'Pumpkin Pie has the heroine I've been waiting for.'

-ups love Bridget Jones

's. Liverpool Echo ...the story is timeless, the descriptions of the girls and their relationship spot on and it does a great job of selling the empowering nature of language and story. Books for Keeps Excellent for any nine-up and will almost certainly lead to an addiction to Ure. Observer Becky Bananas 'The writing transcends any trace of heaviness.'

'Rhymes, sauciness, letters, irony, comedy, comic characters... a proper little turn-on for boys. A must-buy book.'

About the Author

Jean Ure

Jean Ure was born in Surrey, and when growing up, knew that she was going to be a writer but she also wanted to be a ballet dancer.

She wrote her first novel when she was six years old which was about a little girl called Carol. Jean spent her teenage years writing and had her first book published when she was just sixteen – an event that prompted her to leave school the following year to continue writing. However she spent the next several years ‘scrubbing floors, waiting at tables, selling groceries’. Jean also worked as a nurse and at the BBC before enrolling at the Webber-Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London, where she met her husband. She worked for several years in Paris as a translator for DATO and UNESCO and wrote romantic novels. Jean Ure is a well-known, respected and high-profile author whose numerous other titles, which include Love And Kisses, Star Crazy Me and, most recently, Jelly Baby, have received critical acclaim.

Jean is a vegan and animal lover. She lives with her husband, seven dogs and two cats in a 300 year old house in Croydon.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
160 pages
Interest Age: From 9 To 11

Author

Jean Ure
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Author's Website

www.jeanure.com

Publisher

HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
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Publication date

1st March 2004

ISBN

9780007172375


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