The Kissing Game by Jean Ure
  

The Kissing Game

Written by Jean Ure
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RRP £5.99

Synopsis

The Kissing Game by Jean Ure

Salvatore d'Amato is determined to get a kiss before his birthday - easier said than done. From the bestselling and much-loved Jean Ure. Salvatore d'Amato - or Sally Tomato, as his friends sometimes call him - is determined to get a kiss by his thirteenth birthday. And not just any kiss. A kiss from his heart's desire - the lovely, loveable, luscious Lucy! With his wonderful love poetry, and his secret body-building, how will she be able to resist? If only that horrible Harmony Hynde would stop bothering him in the meantime!

Reviews

Rhymes, sauciness, letters, irony, comedy, comic characters... a proper little turn-on for boys. A must-buy book. BOOKS FOR KEEPS. Jean Ure's books are funny, funky, feisty - and fantastic reads! - Jacqueline Wilson Praise for Passion Flower: A funny and realistic read - we loved it. - Mizz Praise for Pumpkin Pie: The heroine I've been waiting for. - Times Praise for Shrinking Violet: Excellent for any nine-up and will almost certainly lead to an addiction to Ure. - The Observer Praise for Becky Bananas: The writing transcends any trace of heaviness. - The Guardian

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 years

Author

Jean Ure
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Author's Website

www.jeanure.com

Publisher

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

2nd January 2014

ISBN

9780007519514


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