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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?

Sweeties #2: Summer/Coco

Sweeties #2: Summer/Coco

Author: Cathy Cassidy, Veronique Grisseaux Illustrator: Anna Merli Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/04/2019

The spotlight switches to two more of the Tanberry sisters. What's going on with Summer and CoCo? The story of the sweetest family around continues! In this volume, readers will meet Summer and Coco Tanberry. Summer's trying out for a prestigious ballet school, but no one, not even her own twin sister, really seems to understand how much pressure she faces. No one, except for her friend Tommy, anyway. Then there's the youngest sister, Coco. She's a friend to all animals, but when her favorite horse is sold, Coco is devastated! How can she be sure he's in good hands now? Based on the popular novels by Cathy Cassidey, Sweeties explores the dynamics of a modern blended family. The popular Tanberry clan continue to entertain with their delicious stories about family, friends, and finding one's own path - all while keeping up good grades!

Sweeties #2: Summer/Coco

Sweeties #2: Summer/Coco

Author: Cathy Cassidy, Veronique Grisseaux Illustrator: Anna Merli Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/03/2019

The spotlight switches to two more of the Tanberry sisters. What's going on with Summer and CoCo? The story of the sweetest family around continues! In this volume, readers will meet Summer and Coco Tanberry. Summer's trying out for a prestigious ballet school, but no one, not even her own twin sister, really seems to understand how much pressure she faces. No one, except for her friend Tommy, anyway. Then there's the youngest sister, Coco. She's a friend to all animals, but when her favorite horse is sold, Coco is devastated! How can she be sure he's in good hands now? Based on the popular novels by Cathy Cassidey, Sweeties explores the dynamics of a modern blended family. The popular Tanberry clan continue to entertain with their delicious stories about family, friends, and finding one's own path - all while keeping up good grades!

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?

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: 28/06/2018

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? Praise for Cathy's books: Touching, tender and unforgettable. Guardian

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