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  • Scarlett's in trouble at school. Again. With black fingernails and dyed ketchup-red hair, she's not your average twelve-year-old Londoner. So her mum--sick of trying to get her into another school--ships Scarlett to her father's cottage in Ireland. Having to learn Gaelic in a one-room schoolhouse and enduring a new stepmum and younger stepsister is just too much. Scarlett wants to leave--until she meets Kian. He seems too good to be true with his dark, rugged looks, kind nature, and horse named Midnight. As Kian helps Scarlett let go of her anger, she begins to accept her family, her friendships, and most of all, her dreams. A captivating new novel from a writer reviewers have called "a British import with a refreshingly light touch." --School Library Journal on Indigo Blue.

  • Have you ever had a crush?

    Fallen out with your best friend?

    Cathy Cassidy is here for you.

    There are no questions Cathy hasn't been asked and isn't afraid to answer, from growing-up to dating, making friends, following your dreams and much more. Through the happy times, the mad and crazy times and the days when you simply find yourself asking 'Why? '- whatever's bugging you, Cathy can help . . .

  • Meet the one and only Daizy Star!

    Daizy is ready to dazzle everyone with her brand-new pink guitar - maybe she'll even find her star quality!

    But then Dad comes up with another crazy idea, which means swapping happy family life for milking African goats. Eeeek! Daizy needs a clever plan . . . she's got to win the Battle of the Bands, or she can say goodbye to all her friends, sleepovers and - worst of all - custard doughnuts . . .

  • Sundae Girl by Cathy Cassidy is a gorgeous, unputdownable novel for girls aged 9+ 'Don't get me wrong, I love my family - but Mum is forty-four going on fourteen. . .' Jude's family are crazy, quirky, bizarre . . . her mum brings her nothing but trouble and her dad thinks he's Elvis! All she wants is a hassle-free life - but it's not easy when she's chasing a trail of broken promises.

    Nothing seems to go Jude's way, until she realizes the floppy-haired boy from school could be her knight on shining Rollerblades. And that sometimes, when everything turns sour, only something sweet can make it OK...

    Will shy girl Jude ever share her secrets?
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    'Touching, tender and unforgettable' - Guardian 'Cassidy's characters have real heart' - Sunday Telegraph 'Cathy Cassidy . . . is way better than Jacqueline Wilson' - Courtney, aged 10 ***Includes delicious recipes, character quizzes and more!*** Cathy Cassidy wrote her first picture book for her little brother when she was eight or nine and has been writing fabulous stories ever since. Cathy is the bestselling author of Dizzy, Driftwood, Indigo Blue, Scarlett, Sundae Girl, Lucky Star, Gingersnaps and Angel Cake. The Chocolate Box Girls is a sumptuous series starring sassy sisters, super-cool boys and one of Cathy's biggest loves - chocolate. Cathy lives in Scotland with her family and of all the jobs she's had, writing has to be the best - it's the perfect excuse to daydream, after all! www.cathycassidy.com

  • Mouse is doing his best to stay out of trouble. Cat is doing her best to land herself in it.

    They've both had it pretty tough so when they meet by chance they thank their lucky stars. Weird and wonderful things happen when they're together - but how long can it last? Because everyone has their secrets - and there can be only one winner in a game of cat and mouse.

    Can't there?

    Cathy Cassidy's hugely engaging writing has massive appeal for 8-13 year olds. Cathy's last book, Sundae Girl, spent six weeks in the Bookscan top ten.

  • Meet the one and only Daizy Star!

    She's quirky and cool and loving life in Year Six with her best friends Willow and Beth. But when Dad hatches a mad plan that will turn life upside-down, Daizy is too horrified to tell anyone at all . . . and pretty soon she finds herself tangled up in a knot of secrets and lies. Will Daizy realize that even when she's sinking, her friends and family are there to help her swim?

  • Driftwood by Cathy Cassidy is a touching, utterly brilliant novel for girls aged 9+ 'I feel like I'm losing my best mate . . .' Hannah and Joey have been best friends forever - just the two of them. But when Joey's new foster brother, Paul, turns up, everything changes. First Joey falls for Hannah's brother, Kit. Then Paul complicates things - with some kittens, a chocolate bar and a stripy pink bicycle.

    Hannah's world is turning upside down. Can you rescue a friendship when it's drowning? Can you save a friend in trouble - if they don't want to be saved?

    Can Hannah stop her friends from drifting apart?

    'Touching, tender and unforgettable' - Guardian 'Cassidy's characters have real heart' - Sunday Telegraph 'Cathy Cassidy . . . is way better than Jacqueline Wilson' - Courtney, aged 10 ***www.cathycassidy.com*** Cathy Cassidy wrote her first picture book for her little brother when she was eight or nine and has been writing fabulous stories ever since. Cathy is the bestselling author of Dizzy, Driftwood, Indigo Blue, Scarlett, Sundae Girl, Lucky Star, Gingersnaps and Angel Cake. The Chocolate Box Girls is a sumptuous series starring sassy sisters, super-cool boys and one of Cathy's biggest loves - chocolate. Cathy lives in Scotland with her family and of all the jobs she's had, writing has to be the best - it's the perfect excuse to daydream, after all!

  • The next scrumptious story in Cathy Cassidy's Chocolate Box Girls series.

    Summer has always dreamed of dancing, and when a place at ballet school comes up, she wants it so badly it hurts.

    Middle school ends and the holidays begin, but unlike her sisters, Summer has no time for lazy days and sunny beach parties. The audition becomes her obsession, and things start spiralling out of control . . .

    The more Summer tries to find perfection, the more lost she becomes. Will she realise - with the help of the boy who wants more than friendship - that dreams come in all shapes and sizes?

    Third must-have title in this gorgeous series from one of the UK's best-loved girls' authors, Cathy Cassidy.

    Each sister has a different story to tell, which one will be your favourite?

    Cathy Cassidy was recently voted Queen of Teen - beating Jacqueline Wilson and Louise Rennison to the throne.

    Praise for Cathy's books: 'Touching, tender and unforgettable.' Guardian Cathy Cassidy wrote her first picture book for her little brother when she was eight or nine and has been writing fabulous stories ever since. The Chocolate Box Girls is a sumptuous series starring sassy sisters, super-cool boys and one of Cathy's biggest loves - chocolate. Cathy lives in Scotland with her family.

  • SKYE and SUMMER TANBERRY are identical twins, and SKYE loves her sister Summer more than anyone else in the world. They do everything together, but lately Skye's been feeling like second-best - it's the story of her life. And when her friend Alfie confesses he's fallen not for her, but for Summer, it hurts.

    Skye wants to be her own person, but with an effortlessly cool twin, how can she? Will Skye ever step out of Summer's shadow and find her own chance to shine?

  • Chocolate Box Girls: Cherry Crush is the first of five in this addictive series by Cathy Cassidy.

    Cherry Costello's life is about to change forever.

    She and Dad are moving to Somerset where a new mum and a bunch of brand-new sisters await. And on Cherry's first day there she meets Shay Fletcher - the kind of boy who should carry a government health warning. But Shay already has a girlfriend, Cherry's new stepsister, Honey. Cherry knows her friendship with Shay is dangerous - it could destroy everything. But that doesn't mean she's going to stay away from him...

    The Chocolate Box Girls Cherry: Dark almond eyes, skin the colour of milky coffee, wild imagination feisty, fun...
    Skye: Wavy blonde hair, blue eyes, smiley, individual, kind...
    Summer: Slim, graceful, pretty, loves to dance, determined, a girl with big dreams...
    Honey: Willowy, blonde, beautiful, arty and out of control, a rebel...
    Coco: Blue eyes, fair hair, freckles, a tomboy who loves animals and wants to change the world...

    Each sister has a different story to tell, which will be your favourite?

    'All the teenage humours of romance, jealousy, friendship and sorrow rage freely in this brilliantly observed story of contemporary life.' - Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading4kids.co.uk ***Includes delicious recipes, character quizzes and more!*** Cathy Cassidy wrote her first picture book for her little brother when she was eight or nine and has been writing fabulous stories ever since. Cathy is the bestselling author of Dizzy, Driftwood, Indigo Blue, Scarlett, Sundae Girl, Lucky Star, Gingersnaps and Angel Cake. The Chocolate Box Girls is a sumptuous series starring sassy sisters, super-cool boys and one of Cathy's biggest loves - chocolate. Cathy lives in Scotland with her family and of all the jobs she's had, writing has to be the best - it's the perfect excuse to daydream, after all! www.cathycassidy.com

  • The stunning new novel by Cathy Cassidy, author of Dizzy, Indigo Blue and Driftwood, now in paperback.

  • Wishes...secrets... a tender-hearted story about friendship which is sure to ring true with all Cathy Cassidy fans.

  • Angel Cake by Cathy Cassidy is truly sweet and delicious story for girls aged 9+ Anya used to dream of moving to Britain to start a brand-new life. But as she sits in a school where nobody understands her, she dreams of Polish summer skies and the place where she once belonged.

    Then Anya meets bad boy Dan. He's no angel, but she's sure there's a sweeter side to him. And when things begin to fall apart, Anya realizes she's not alone - how can Dan be such bad news when being with him feels like heaven?


    'Touching, tender and unforgettable' - Guardian 'Cassidy's characters have real heart' - Sunday Telegraph 'Cathy Cassidy . . . is way better than Jacqueline Wilson' - Courtney, aged 10 ***Includes delicious recipes, character quizzes and more!*** Cathy Cassidy wrote her first picture book for her little brother when she was eight or nine and has been writing fabulous stories ever since. Cathy is the bestselling author of Dizzy, Driftwood, Indigo Blue, Scarlett, Sundae Girl, Lucky Star, Gingersnaps and Angel Cake. The Chocolate Box Girls is a sumptuous series starring sassy sisters, super-cool boys and one of Cathy's biggest loves - chocolate. Cathy lives in Scotland with her family and of all the jobs she's had, writing has to be the best - it's the perfect excuse to daydream, after all! www.cathycassidy.com

  • Is Finch and Skye's whirlwind romance in trouble?

    It's Halloween and Finch is returning to Tanglewood - Skye can't wait to see him. But Finch has a secret he isn't ready to share and he doesn't know if he can face her. After a spooky night in the gypsy caravan, Finch realises this can't go on - but will he find the courage to do the right thing?



    There are two-sides to every Chocolate Box girl's story . . .

    Curl up with a hot chocolate and read this gorgeous short story, sure to delight every fan of Cathy Cassidy's Chocolate Box Girls series!

  • The chocolate box girls.
    Each sister has a different story to tell, which one will be your favourite?

    Honey is going to live with her dad in Australia. Determined to make a fresh start, she couldn't be further away from the tough times at Tanglewood.

    Her new life is a dream come true - until school begins. The girls are different from Honey's friends in England and the only person who seems to understand her is the cute boy from the beach she's chatting to online.

    But when he, the girls at school and even her dad start breaking promises, who can she trust? All alone on the other side of the world, Honey's past is about to catch up with her . . .

  • Lawrie can't wait to return to Tanglewood for Christmas - he hasn't forgotten Somerset or the friends he made there, especially Coco Tanberry. But when his beloved dog Sheba goes missing he and Coco are once again mixed up in a daring animal rescue...

    Will Lawrie's visit turn out to be a hopeless search or will he and his family finally find what they are looking for?

  • Another delicious book in the Chocolate Box Girls series, a sequel to Cherry Crush, Marshmallow Skye and Summer's Dream, from bestselling girls' favourite, Cathy Cassidy.

    Coco is the youngest of the Tanberry sisters but she's as headstrong as any of them. Coco is crazy about animals and loves her riding lessons. When her favourite pony at the stables is sold, Coco scopes out the new owner - and she's not happy about what she discovers. With big sister Honey going off at the deep end and Skye only just recovering from her eating disorder, Coco can't rely on family help. Can Coco save Caramel alone - or will a new friend help her?

    A perfect next step for fans of Jacqueline Wilson, by the bestselling author of Scarlett, Dizzy, Angel Cake and Ginger Snaps. For all the latest Cathy news, visit www.cathycassidy.com

  • Chocolate Box Girls: Bittersweet by Cathy Cassidy - you'll love this special addition to the Chocolate Box series!

    Fans of Cathy Cassidy's delicious Chocolate Box Girls series will love this special short book for World Book Day. Cathy is the top-selling author of Angel Cake, Ginger Snaps and Summer's Dream and is a perfect next read for fans of Jacqueline Wilson.

    Dip into the delicious world of the Chocolate Box Girls, as gorgeous Shay gets the chance to tell his own story. Discover the truth behind Shay's break-up with Honey and his new relationship with her step-sister Cherry. The first Chocolate Box story from a boy's point of view.

    Cathy Cassidy is Puffin's top-selling author for girls. She was an art teacher, a magazine editor and an agony aunt before becoming a full-time writer. She has worked at Shout magazine and previously at Jackie, the magazine famously named after Jacqueline Wilson. Cathy tours extensively around the UK - meeting over 10,000 young readers in 2012. She has twice won the prestigious 'Queen of Teen' award. Cathy lives with her husband, two teenage children, two dogs, two cats and a rabbit.

  • Anglais Dizzy

    Cathy Cassidy

    Dizzy by Cathy Cassidy is an irresistible story for girls aged 9+ 'I never sleep, the night before my birthday . . . it's the only day of the year I hear from her . . .' Dizzy's mum left when she was small. But every year, on her birthday, something arrives in the post - a present or a card with her mum's loopy writing on it. Dizzy has kept everything.
    This year is different. Nothing comes in the post, but something amazing is about to arrive on Dizzy's doorstep. Something that will whisk her away - and put Dizzy's world in a spin.

    Will her secret birthday wish come true?

    'Touching, tender and unforgettable' - Guardian 'Cassidy's characters have real heart' - Sunday Telegraph 'Cathy Cassidy . . . is way better than Jacqueline Wilson' - Courtney, aged 10 ***Includes delicious recipes, character quizzes and more!*** Cathy Cassidy wrote her first picture book for her little brother when she was eight or nine and has been writing fabulous stories ever since. Cathy is the bestselling author of Dizzy, Driftwood, Indigo Blue, Scarlett, Sundae Girl, Lucky Star, Gingersnaps and Angel Cake. The Chocolate Box Girls is a sumptuous series starring sassy sisters, super-cool boys and one of Cathy's biggest loves - chocolate. Cathy lives in Scotland with her family and of all the jobs she's had, writing has to be the best - it's the perfect excuse to daydream, after all! www.cathycassidy.com

  • Indigo Blue by Cathy Cassidy is a powerful, tender novel for girls aged 9+ 'I need a seriously brilliant daydream . . . because everything is far from OK . . .' When Indigo's mum announces that they're moving - just Indie, Mum and baby Misti - Indie doesn't understand. Why the hurry? Where are they going? Will her best friend, Jo, still be there for her?

    In a dingy old flat with a grumpy neighbour, no heating and only biscuits to eat, Indie begins to realize that her mum's got a reason for running away - a secret no one can admit . . .

    Will Indigo choose her family or her friends?

    'Touching, tender and unforgettable' - Guardian 'Cassidy's characters have real heart' - Sunday Telegraph 'Cathy Cassidy . . . is way better than Jacqueline Wilson' - Courtney, aged 10 ***www.cathycassidy.com*** Cathy Cassidy wrote her first picture book for her little brother when she was eight or nine and has been writing fabulous stories ever since. Cathy is the bestselling author of Dizzy, Driftwood, Indigo Blue, Scarlett, Sundae Girl, Lucky Star, Gingersnaps and Angel Cake. The Chocolate Box Girls is a sumptuous series starring sassy sisters, super-cool boys and one of Cathy's biggest loves - chocolate. Cathy lives in Scotland with her family and of all the jobs she's had, writing has to be the best - it's the perfect excuse to daydream, after all!

  • Daizy's finally found her star quality - modelling!

    Will Dad's latest crazy scheme ruin her big break? Can Daizy save her family from becoming castaways on a remote island AND discover how to be a top model in time for the class Fashion Show? Or will she be one big catwalk catastrophe...?!

  • After the amazing twist at the end of Sweet Honey, the sixth and final book in Cathy Cassidy's Chocolate Box Girls series follows Jake, the Tanberry sisters' newly discovered half-brother...

    As if the bombshell that he had three half-sisters wasn't enough, Jake's life in London is turning into a nightmare. He has nowhere to run - except for maybe his new family in Somerset... But Jake knows next to nothing about the Tanberrys. Will he be welcome there? And even if he is, can anyone really help him turn things around?

  • Alfie knew how he felt about Summer Tanberry from the moment he saw her dance.

    As Valentine 's Day and Summer's birthday approaches, Alfie is determined to find the perfect present to make her smile again. With the help of an old-friend he hatches what he thinks is the perfect surprise, but Summer's twin sister Skye isn't so sure . . .

    Can Alfie make Summer's dream come true without breaking her heart?

    The first in a delicious series of eBook shorts from Cathy Cassidy.

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