Ginger Snaps

Ginger Snaps


Ginger Brown... it sounds like a colour on a paint chart, not a name. It sounds like a joke, or a new shade of hair dye, or one of those treacly sort of cakes that nobody really likes. What kind of parents would call their kid something like that? Well, mine, obviously.

Gone are the days when Ginger was an outsider, always on the fringes of friendship. She's swapped puppy fat and pigtails for make-up and hair straighteners and never looked back- until now.

Ginger and Shannon are best mates, but when they befriend lonely Emily, everything changes. Even the saxophone-playing boy in the tribly hat can't help - he's part of the problem.... Are Ginger and Shannon drifting apart or can they stay best friends forever?

Cathy Cassidy is the author of Lucky Star, Sundae Girl, Dizzy, Indigo Blue, Driftwood and Scarlett. Cathy wrote her first picture book for her little brother when she was eight or nine. She loved making comics- pages and pages of picture stories, features and competitions which she'd sell to friends. Eventually she went to Art College and then worked as fiction editor on the fab and legendary Jackie magazine. She now lives in Scotland with her husband Liam and their two teenage children. Cathy loves old clothes, old toys, cars and books. She is a vegetarian and eats lots of chocolate! Writing is her favourite job - it's the perfect excuse to daydream, after all!

Gingersnaps
Penguin
Author: Cathy Cassidy
Price: $14.95





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