Face to Face by Sandra Glover
  

Synopsis

Face to Face by Sandra Glover

'I'm not in control.' Adelle whispered ...Convinced she is fat, Adelle hates looking in mirrors, hates seeing her podgy reflection. But when she unpacks the beautiful antique mirror her gran left her six painful months earlier, it becomes much, much worse. For now Adelle can see a pale, alien face staring back at her - like a trapped ghost. Can new friend Naomi help? Naomi is worried about Adelle, especially about her weight. But when Adelle finally begins to talk, Naomi can hardly believe what she is hearing ...

Reviews

A powerful ghost story for our own time Independent Gripping ... Glover nicely layers the build-up of tension Books for Keeps

About the Author

Sandra Glover

Sandra Glover was born in Manchester in 1953. She took a History degree at the University of Lancaster and then did her teacher training in York. She was Head of the History Department at a Comprehensive School in Luton.

She is married and has three children, two boys and a girl. She now lives in Cumbria. Her interests include books, theatre, film, history, cooking and animals.

Sandra Glover’s second book Breaking the Rules was published by Andersen in 1998 and her third book, The Girl Who Knew, published May 2000, were also shortlisted for the Lancashire Children’s Book of the Year Award. Her first novel for younger readers was e-(t)mail (2002), followed by The Foxcroft Files (2003) and My Spooky Sister (2004). Her most recent novel for younger readers is Message from Mia (2007), which was shortlisted for the Nottingham Brilliant Book Award 2007 and the RED Book Award (Falkirk) 2008.

Her latest book is Somewhere Else, which is published by Andersen Press in September 2008.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
176 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Sandra Glover
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Publisher

Corgi Childrens an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

1st April 2002

ISBN

9780552547468


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