Hunky Dory by Jean Ure
  

Synopsis

Hunky Dory by Jean Ure

A classic Jean Ure story for girls AND boys, about a boy who's driving girls wild...Dorian Jones is an 11-year-old boy who is having 'terrible trouble with girls'. They just won't leave him alone. Girls at school and his annoying younger sisters' friends have massive crushes on him, but Dory's passion is for dinosaurs and he is happiest excavating his back garden. His best friend at school is Aaron and his best friend out of school is a girl called the Herb. How will Dory stop girls throwing themselves at him? Why is Aaron holding hands with Sophy Timms? And why is the Herb acting so strange around Dory all of a sudden...

Reviews

Praise for Hunky Dory More infectious humour from Jean Ure. Waterstone's Books Quarterly Praise for Gone Missing Fans of Jean Ure and new readers alike will love this fast-paced, action driven new novel. INIS Heartwarming stuff. CY Magazine 'Jean Ure does that girl thing like no one else.

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

'The heroine I've been waiting for.'

'Grown-ups love Bridget Jones'

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'Excellent for any nine-up and will almost certainly lead to an addiction to Ure.'

'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.'

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
192 pages
Interest Age: From 8

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

4th June 2007

ISBN

9780007224609


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