Cathy Cassidy

  • Cherry, 13 ans, et son père Paddy s'installent en Angleterre chez Charlotte, sa nouvelle compagne qui a quatre filles : Coco, 11 ans ; les jumelles Summer et Skye, 12 ans, et Honey, 14 ans. Cherry est ravie de faire partie d'une famille nombreuse. Mais, à peine arrivée, elle craque bien malgré elle pour Shay, le petit copain de Honey. Voilà qui ne va pas arranger la cohabitation déjà difficile avec Honey, la seule à ne pas accepter l'arrivée de son nouveau beau-père ! Alors que tous participent à la création d'une fabrique artisanale de chocolats, Cherry se retrouve partagée entre l'affection pour ses nouvelles soeurs et le charme irrésistible de Shay...

  • Skye, 12 ans, est une fille cool et pleine de charme, avec son petit grain de folie. Mais depuis toujours, elle se sent moins attirante que sa jumelle Summer. Même Alfie, le meilleur ami de Skye, finit par lui avouer qu'il craque pour sa soeur ! Même si elle aime sa jumelle plus que tout, Skye aimerait aussi qu'on la remarque. Comment faire pour sortir de l'ombre en restant soi-même ?

  • Summer, 13 ans, voit son rêve d'être danseuse devenir réalité : elle est sélectionnée pour les examens d'entrée à une prestigieuse école de danse ! Mais, pour elle qui a l'habitude d'être la soeur parfaite au yeux de sa jumelle Skye, la pression monte. Et ni sa grand-mère, aux commandes de la famille pendant que Paddy et sa mère sont en lune de miel, ni sa grande soeur Honey en pleine crise d'ado ne se rendent compte que Summer est envahie par le stress. Le seul qui y prête attention, c'est son ami Tommy...

  • Jake vient juste de découvrir que son père a longtemps mené une double vie et qu'il a quatre demi-soeurs cachées : Honey, Summer, Skye et Coco. Déjà bouleversé par cette nouvelle, il voit en plus son quotidien à Londres avec sa mère tourner au cauchemar. Et il n'a nulle part où se réfugier. À part peut-être chez ses demi-soeurs dans le Somerset ? Mais il ne connaît rien de cette nouvelle famille... Est-ce qu'il y sera le bienvenu ? D'autant qu'il arrive en plein milieu du tournage d'une émission de télé-réalité...

  • Le nouveau hors série de Cathy Cassidy ! A l'école primaire, Cannelle était le bouc émissaire, celle que personne ne voulait avoir comme amie. Alors, à la rentrée de sixième, elle arrive au collège relookée et devient l'amie d'une fille cool. Depuis, elle tient son rôle de fille populaire à la perfection. Mais l'arrivée de Sam, un garçon décalé qui se moque du regard des autres, bouleverse tout. Cannelle craque pour lui, et c'est réciproque, mais sa meilleure amie le déteste. Cannelle réussira-t-elle à assumer ses sentiments, et surtout... à ne plus avoir peur d'être elle-même ?

  • Deux histoires inédites de GARÇONS au chocolat ! Loin des yeux - L'été dernier, Jamie a eu un vrai coup de foudre pour Skye. Ensemble, ils ont passé des moments fabuleux. Mais, depuis son retour à Londres, Jamie sent que ses sentiments pour Skye s'estompent... Surtout depuis qu'il a rencontré Ellie, une fille qui l'attire malgré lui. Et plus il essaie de faire " ce qui est bien ", plus il a l'impression de se transformer en lâche et en menteur... Près du coeur - Stevie n'a pas revu Coco depuis des mois. Et il doit bien l'avouer: elle lui manque ! Il est donc ravi que les Tanberry aient invité sa famille à passer le jour de l'an chez eux. Mais il a le trac : et s'ils n'avaient plus rien à se dire avec Coco ? Et si elle l'avait complètement oublié ?

  • 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

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