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Will You Catch Me?

(2018)
A novel by

 
 
From the author of A Room Full of Chocolate comes a heartwarming story about identity and courage and a tremendous young girl who cares for her alcoholic mother. For fans of Jacqueline Wilson and Sarah Lean.

Nell Hobson lives with a tortoise called Bob Marley, guinea pigs Asbo and Chaos, goldfish Beyonce and Destiny, gerbils Fiz and Tyrone, Aunty Lou the Hamster...and her mum, who drinks too much. Nell does everything she can to be a good daughter so that her mum will stop. But when things get really hard, Nell stands on her head. Everything looks better upside down, don't you know?

Nell wishes she knew who her dad was. When new teacher Mr Samuels makes history come alive and tells the class the story of Nell Gwynn, the Orange Girl who became one of the first actresses on the London stage, Nell is captivated and is determined to dress up as an Orange Girl for the Costume Parade. She hatches a plan with her best friend, Michael: a way to make her dad step forward and claim her. Will she succeed?

A charming middle grade story with a strong, positive message that celebrates community and friendship.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

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May 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Will You Catch Me?
Author(s): Jane Elson
ISBN: 1-4449-2778-7 / 978-1-4449-2778-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
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November 2018 : USA Audio edition
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November 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Will You Catch Me?
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November 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Will You Catch Me?
Author(s): Jane Elson
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November 2018 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Will You Catch Me
Author(s): Jane Elson
ISBN: 1-5288-4790-3 / 978-1-5288-4790-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audio Books
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August 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Will You Catch Me?
Author(s): Jane Elson
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
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