Touching, tender, utterly brilliant third novel from the author of Dizzy and Indigo Blue.
Hannah and Joey have been best friends forever - nothing gets in the way. Joey's parents love rescuing things and making them beautiful - their cottage is full of things made from driftwood, sea-glass and shells from the beach.When Paul moves in as Joey's foster brother, everyone thinks that maybe he needs rescuing too. But nobody knows quite how badly - or what the consequences will be for their beautiful, safe world. . .An unforgettable new novel for tweenagers about friendship, families and schools, from an unforgettable new author.
Praise for Dizzy & Indigo Blue:'Cathy Cassidy gives a balanced picture of a different way of life, while never losing sight of the fact that whoever and wherever children are, they need constant love and attention' - Guardian 'Cassidy has been compared with Jacqueline Wilson: she has the same fluid readability for 10 year olds and above, and features characters on the fringes of society . . . her [characters] have real heart, and subtly encourage the readers to abandon their preconceptions' - Sunday Telegraph'Cathy Cassidy is fast becoming the brightest star on the chick lit radar' - mykindaplace.com'Cathy Cassidy is set for world domination' - Imogen, aged 11
Cathy Cassidy wrote and illustrated her first book aged 8, for her little brother, and has been writing ever since. Her completely natural connection with her audience comes from her work on teen magazines Jackie (as Editor)and Shout (as Agony Aunt). Cathy has also spent time as an art teacher and a freelance illustrator. She lives in Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, with her family and Kelpie, the mad hairy lurcher.