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Cathy Cassidy - Author

About the Author

Cathy Cassidy is one of the UK's top-selling children's authors. She was an art teacher, a magazine editor and an agony aunt before becoming a full-time writer. She has worked at Shout magazine and previously at Jackie, the magazine named after Jacqueline Wilson. Cathy tours extensively around the UK - meeting over 10,000 young readers in 2012. She has twice won the prestigious 'Queen of Teen' award. Cathy lives in Merseyside with her husband, two dogs and a cat. Read more about the author here.

 

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Featured books by Cathy Cassidy

Strike a Pose, Daizy Star

Strike a Pose, Daizy Star

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Author: Cathy Cassidy Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/06/2011

Daizy's finally found her star quality - modelling. Will Dad's latest crazy scheme ruin her big break? Can Daizy save her family from becoming castaways on a remote island and discover how to be a top model in time for the class Fashion Show? Or will she be one big catwalk catastrophe...?

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Other books by Cathy Cassidy

Forever Phoenix

Forever Phoenix

Author: Cathy Cassidy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/07/2020

The brand-new fourth book in the gorgeous Lost and Found series from Cathy Cassidy, bestselling author of The Chocolate Box Girls. Phoenix is a firebrand and a fire starter. After burning down a dormitory at her prestigious boarding school, Phoenix is sent to live with her grandmother, the owner of Greystones mansion. But Phoenix struggles to settle in . . . Will the band accept Phoenix, despite her spiky personality? And can Phoenix finally find true friends in the Lost & Found?

Sasha's Secret

Sasha's Secret

Author: Cathy Cassidy Illustrator: Erin Keen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2020

*The must-have third book in the gorgeous Lost and Found series from Cathy Cassidy, bestselling author of the Chocolate Box Girls* Sasha has it all. She's the lead singer of an amazing band and the coolest boy in school has a crush on her. Nobody notices that Sasha's starting to feel overwhelmed. When a world-famous rock star invites the band to record music at his country mansion and Sasha starts having blackouts, she knows she won't be able to keep her anxiety hidden for much longer. With the fate of the Lost & Found in her hands, will Sasha's secret tear them apart?

Sami's Silver Lining (The Lost and Found Book Two)

Sami's Silver Lining (The Lost and Found Book Two)

Author: Cathy Cassidy Illustrator: Erin Keen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/02/2019

The must-have second book in the brilliant Lost and Found series from Cathy Cassidy, bestselling author of the Chocolate Box Girls. Forced to flee his home in Syria for safety in England, Sami attempts to begin a new life but struggles to overcome the pain of the past. Memories of the long and dangerous journey across icy waters, armed with only his dad's old coat, a flute and the hope of a brighter future, are never far away. Can his new friends in the Lost and Found band and a blossoming romance with the girl of his dreams melt his frozen heart or is it too late to find a silver lining? Touching, tender and unforgettable. - The Guardian

Sami s Silver Lining (The Lost and Found Book Two)

Sami s Silver Lining (The Lost and Found Book Two)

Author: Cathy Cassidy Illustrator: 0 Format: eBook Release Date: 28/06/2018

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Samis Silver Linings by Cathy Cassidy, read by Irfan Shamji. Forced to flee his home in Syria for safety in England, Sami attempts to begin a new life but struggles to overcome the pain of the past. Memories of the long and dangerous journey across icy waters, armed with only his dads old coat, a flute and the hope of a brighter future, are never far away. Can his new friends in the Lost and Found band and a blossoming romance with the girl of his dreams melt his frozen heart or is it too late to find a silver lining?

Chocolate Box Girls: Cherry Crush

Chocolate Box Girls: Cherry Crush

Author: Cathy Cassidy Illustrator: 0 Format: eBook Release Date: 15/06/2017

Penguin presents the unabridged downloadable audiobook edition of Cherry Crush by Cathy Cassidy, read by Katie Leung. Chocolate Box Girls: Cherry Crush is the first of five in this addictive series by Cathy Cassidy. Cherry Costellos life is about to change forever. She and Dad are moving to Somerset where a new mum and a bunch of brand-new sisters await. And on Cherrys first day there she meets Shay Fletcher - the kind of boy who should carry a government health warning. But Shay already has a girlfriend, Cherrys new stepsister, Honey. Cherry knows her friendship with Shay is dangerous - it could destroy everything. But that doesnt mean shes going to stay away from him... The Chocolate Box Girls Cherry: Dark almond eyes, skin the colour of milky coffee, wild imagination feisty, fun... Skye: Wavy blonde hair, blue eyes, smiley, individual, kind... Summer: Slim, graceful, pretty, loves to dance, determined, a girl with big dreams... Honey: Willowy, blonde, beautiful, arty and out of control, a rebel... Coco: Blue eyes, fair hair, freckles, a tomboy who loves animals and wants to change the world... Each sister has a different story to tell, which will be your favourite? All the teenage humours of romance, jealousy, friendship and sorrow rage freely in this brilliantly observed story of contemporary life. - Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading4kids.co.uk ***Includes delicious recipes, character quizzes and more!***

Chocolate Box Girls: Marshmallow Skye

Chocolate Box Girls: Marshmallow Skye

Author: Cathy Cassidy Illustrator: 0 Format: eBook Release Date: 15/06/2017

Penguin presents the unabridged downloadable audiobook edition of Marshmallow Skye by Cathy Cassidy, read by Rosie Jones. SKYE and SUMMER TANBERRY are identical twins, and Skye loves her sister Summer more than anyone else in the world. They do everything together, but lately Skyes been feeling like second-best - its the story of her life. And when her friend Alfie confesses hes fallen not for her, but for Summer, it hurts. Skye wants to be her own person, but with an effortlessly cool twin, how can she? Will Skye ever step out of Summers shadow and find her own chance to shine?

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