Peppermint Kiss by Kelly McKain


Peppermint Kiss by Kelly McKain

Abbie's life feels like one big rain cloud since her parents split up. Now she lives with her mum and sisters in a grotty flat. Only new friends, Ben Summer, and gorgeous guitar-playing Marco, offer Abbie a silver lining. But then Abbie has the bright idea to turn her family's fortunes around. She has always loved making her own beauty products. Could opening a new business - the Rainbow Beauty parlour - bring her family a pot of gold and heal their hearts too?

About the Author

Kelly McKain

Kelly McKain is a vibrant new voice in children’s fiction. A "Stand Up Babe" herself, Kelly has worked as a teacher and an advertising copywriter. She is now a full-time writer, and lives in Greenwich with a fridge full of chocolate.

Kelly says: "I decided to be a writer at the age of five, when my mum broke it to me that I couldn't be a mermaid. Lucy and I have so much in common: we both love boy-gazing, hanging out with the girls and flicking through fash mags in the bath – although I have never fallen down a manhole. Honestly. Never."

Thngs you might want to know about Kelly
Star sign: Capricorn (they are meant to be practical).
Fave colour: Purple.
Fave animal: Monkey.
Ideal pet: A purple monkey.
Fave hobbies: Dancing, horse riding, yoga and playing the guitar very badly (though not all at once!).

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272 pages


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Publication date

1st February 2013



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