Gaby is coping-just! - with all the usual teenage problems of friends, family and self absorption but when her mother tosses in a special ‘surprise’, everything begins to spin a little out of control! Gaby’s first person narrative convincingly captures the teenager’s view of the world and the special ‘surprise’ adds an interesting new area of confusion of a teenage to navigate. If you’re unsure whether you’ve read all Chris’ other titles then just click here
Caught between family life and school, Gabby's trials never seem to end ...
If she's not dealing with her outrageously embarrassing mother Posy, or helping out with her troubled brothers at home, she's pursuing school hearthrob, Si, and making enemies of friends. Life seems tough enough ... but then her older-than-average mother announces that she's pregnant and Gabby's world turns upside down.
At first Gabby is determined to have nothing to do with the unexpected arrival. But when the baby arrives it brings with it chaos and Gabby's family start unravelling around her ...
Can Gabby's strength and will pull her through her hardest challenge yet?
|Publication date:||8th January 2009|
|Publisher:||Hachette Children's Books|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers|
Chris Higgins was born and brought up in South Wales. She now lives in Cornwall with her husband, 4 children, a sheepdog, a rabbit and a goldfish that is very old – well over 20 in fact! For many years she worked as a Secondary school teacher in English and Drama. Chris loves theatre and between writing helps at the Minack, the open-air theatre on the cliffs near Lands End. Chris also loves to travel and is a great believer in taking control of your own life and making the most of your opportunities. Like her first novel, 32C, That’s ...More About Chris Higgins
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