Fur by Meg Harper
  

Synopsis

Fur by Meg Harper

Synopsis Grace has always loved the sea, and feels drawn to it more and more as she passes her 14th birthday. Yet there are many distractions back on dry land - her strange vivid dreams, her demanding swimming coach, the attentions of the gorgeous Nik Bentley...And then there are the worries about the unique downy skin that she constantly tries to hide - what will people say if they realise she has fur growing all over her body? Ultimately it is the sea that holds the key to Grace's startling personal mystery.

About the Author

Author biography Meg Harper graduated from Oxford University, and worked as an English teacher and Drama teacher before becoming a children's author. She has had 10 books published and juggles her writing career alongside teaching youth theatre, being a church deacon and her passion for Tudor re-enactment. Fur is Meg's first novel for older readers and was inspired by a drama workshop on the Selkie myth and a heated debate with a colleague over the issue of body hair! Author location: Warwick

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Format

Paperback
Interest Age: 12+

Author

Meg Harper
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Publisher

Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

26th May 2006

ISBN

9780746073056


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