The Taming of Lilah May

Written by Vanessa Curtis

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This cleverly written novel is told with sensitivity and humour and introduces a new anti-heroine in Lilah May.  Clever and sassy Lilah is finding is hard to keep her anger under control but it's only been like this since her brother disappeared two years ago and she blames herself but her parents don't realise this.  By the award-winning author of Zelah Green, Queen of Clean this witty, warm and moving story will have a sequel Lilah May's Manic Days in January 2012. You can also visit author Vanessa Curtis' website by clicking here.

The Taming of Lilah May Synopsis

Lilah's Anger Diary, March 26th Anger levels: 11/10 I'm Lilah May and I'm ANGRY. So angry that I'm about to be excluded from school, my parents can't control me, and only one person in the world understands me. And that's my best friend, Bindi. I haven't always been this way. It all started with my brother Jay. And what no one realises is that it's all my fault. 

The Taming of Lilah May Press Reviews

'A story told with sensitivity and humour.' - Bookseller

'I'd recommend The Taming of Lilah May for a lazy afternoon's summer reading. Vanessa Curtis has done well.' - myfavouritebooks

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ISBN: 9781847801494
Publication date: 12/05/2011
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781847801494
Publication date: 12th May 2011
Author: Vanessa Curtis
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback
Suitable for: 11+ readers
Recommendations: Debuts of the Month, eBooks

About Vanessa Curtis

Vanessa Curtis originally trained as a pianist before becoming a freelance journalist and contributing articles to a range of magazines and newspapers. She is the author of two biographies on Virginia Woolf, Virginia Woolf's Women and The Hidden Houses of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell as well as a reviewer of fiction and non-fiction for broadsheet newspapers. She is the co-editor of the Virginia Woolf Bulletin, a literary magazine, and also works as a freelance literary consultant. She lives and works near Chichester Harbour.

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