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Dyan Sheldon - Author

About the Author

Dyan Sheldon is a popular and highly respected author of books for teens  and pre-teens as well as a number of stories for younger readers. Her  bestselling titles include Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, Confessions of a Teenage Hollywood Star, One or Two Things I Learned About Love, Tall, Thin and Blonde and the picture book The Whales' Song, which won the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1990. American by birth, Dyan lives in London, NW1. 

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Hello, I Must Be Going

Hello, I Must Be Going

Author: Dyan Sheldon Format: eBook Release Date: 05/07/2018

A tender, witty ghost story - and an exciting new direction for the internationally bestselling author of Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen."e;Dyan Sheldon is smart and generous, tough and funny."e; The New York TimesCeleste and Sorrel, Reuben and Orlando: high school friends who hang out together all the time. When Sorrel gets hit by a car one rainy night, it's not surprising the others fall apart in various ways. But it's not just grief they're struggling with - it's parents. Unfair, demanding, challenging parents who are, quite frankly, making their lives a misery. That's why Sorrel decides she's not going to be properly dead till she's sorted out her friends' lives and can leave them with a clearer sense of what they want out of life. From the bestselling author of Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, this is a tender comedic ghost story which touches on some important issues, like bullying, coming out, and the life-denying way the old want to live through the young and impose their failures on them. It's about the importance of being the person you want to be - or else, being miserable.

Hello, I Must Be Going

Hello, I Must Be Going

Author: Dyan Sheldon Format: eBook Release Date: 05/07/2018

A tender, witty ghost story - and an exciting new direction for the internationally bestselling author of Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen."e;Dyan Sheldon is smart and generous, tough and funny."e; The New York TimesCeleste and Sorrel, Reuben and Orlando: high school friends who hang out together all the time. When Sorrel gets hit by a car one rainy night, it's not surprising the others fall apart in various ways. But it's not just grief they're struggling with - it's parents. Unfair, demanding, challenging parents who are, quite frankly, making their lives a misery. That's why Sorrel decides she's not going to be properly dead till she's sorted out her friends' lives and can leave them with a clearer sense of what they want out of life. From the bestselling author of Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, this is a tender comedic ghost story which touches on some important issues, like bullying, coming out, and the life-denying way the old want to live through the young and impose their failures on them. It's about the importance of being the person you want to be - or else, being miserable.

Hello, I Must Be Going

Hello, I Must Be Going

Author: Dyan Sheldon, Anna Rebecca Morrison Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/07/2018

A tender, witty ghost story - and an exciting new direction for the internationally bestselling author of Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen. Celeste and Sorrel, Reuben and Orlando: high school friends who hang out together all the time. When Sorrel gets hit by a car one rainy night, it's not surprising the others fall apart in various ways. But it's not just grief they're struggling with - it's parents. Unfair, demanding, challenging parents who are, quite frankly, making their lives a misery. That's why Sorrel decides she's not going to be properly dead till she's sorted out her friends' lives and can leave them with a clearer sense of what they want out of life. From the bestselling author of Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, this is a tender comedic ghost story which touches on some important issues, like bullying, coming out, and the life-denying way the old want to live through the young and impose their failures on them. It's about the importance of being the person you want to be - or else, being miserable. Dyan Sheldon is smart and generous, tough and funny. The New York Times

Worst Best Friends - Liebe andert alles

Worst Best Friends - Liebe andert alles

Author: Dyan Sheldon Format: eBook Release Date: 17/06/2016

Gracie und Savanna sind beste Freundinnen, obwohl sie vollig unterschiedlich sind. Savanna ist hubsch, extrovertiert und hat eine unwiderstehliche Wirkung auf Jungs. Gracie ist schuchtern und nicht gerade erfahren was Jungs betrifft. Gemeinsam sind die beiden ein starkes Team und es scheint, als konne sie nichts auseinanderbringen. Doch langsam beginnt Gracie Savannas Handlungen zu hinterfragen. Die benutzt namlich gerne Notlugen und manipuliert andere, wenn es ihr nutzt. Ist Savanna vielleicht gar nicht so groartig und selbstbewusst, wie es den Anschein hat? Als Gracie einen Jungen trifft, den sie wirklich mag, wird die Freundschaft der beiden auf eine harte Probe gestellt ...

The Moon Dragons

The Moon Dragons

Author: Dyan Sheldon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2015

When a king discovers that there are still singing moon dragons high up on the mountainside, he offers a room full of gold to anyone who can bring one to him. The beautiful dancing dragons only reveal themselves to Alina, a young peasant girl, but she preserves the secret of their whereabouts, knowing that there are some things far more precious than a room full of gold.

Just Friends

Just Friends

Author: Dyan Sheldon Format: eBook Release Date: 20/08/2015

A hilariously funny book about falling for the wrong person by the author of Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen.From the writer of Confessions of A Teenage Drama Queen and My Worst Best Friend comes this hugely entertaining teen read about falling for the wrong person. The first time Josh sets eyes on Jena he's hooked. He can't stop thinking about her; looking for her wherever he is; hoping to turn a corner and find her there. The problem is she's completely out of his league, as his friends never tire of telling him, so Josh decides he will settle on simply being Jena's friend. But the more time he spends with her the more infatuated he becomes, despite the fact Jena only turns to him when she's had a fight with her on-again off-again boyfriend. Finally realizing he can't go on pretending he only wants to be her friend, Josh vows to tell Jena how he feels on Valentine's Day.

Truth About My Success

Truth About My Success

Author: Dyan Sheldon Format: eBook Release Date: 09/06/2015

What happens when a bratty teenage star and a hardworking waitress get a taste of each other's worlds? Featuring the bestselling Dyan Sheldon at her snarky, entertaining best.Paloma Rose is sixteen and already a major TV star. She has money, franchises, adoring fansand an agent and parents who are dependent on her success to sustain their very comfortable lives. But all that could come to an end when Paloma becomes more famous for her bad behavior than for her acting, and her show's sponsors threaten to cancel the upcoming season if things don't improve.Meanwhile, Paloma's worried agent happens upon Oona Ginness working in a coffee shop. Maybe she's not as tall or as blonde as Paloma, but small details aside, they really might be twins. So a plan is born: what if they sent Paloma to a boot camp to become a better person, and put the malleable and much nicer Oona in her place? Oona thinks it's a stupid idea, but the money is hard to resist, given her family's dire circumstances. What does she have to lose?But plans don't always work out the way they're supposed to....

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