Winning is a good thing, isn't it?
Everyone in first year is really excited about the big prize in the English essay competition - four months in France - and Alice has a good chance of winning.
Megan loves writing essays, but she doesn't want to win - go away for four months alone, no way! She doesn't want Alice to go either - why would anyone want to go abroad without her best friend?
But Alice seems determined to win ...
How much should you give up for your best friend?
The seventh book in Judi Curtin's bestselling series.
Judi Curtin is the best-selling author of the 'Alice and Megan' series, the 'Eva' series. several other books. Judi's new series, beginning with Time After Time, is about Beth and Molly, accidental time-travelling best friends. Woody Fox has been a children's illustrator for 30 years specialising in all things animal related and anything funny. He's worked for most of the major publishers in Britain as well as many abroad and also had successful cards ranges and clothes designs. He also has been a willow sculptor for the last 12 years, again specialising in animals which are his passion: you can see his scuptures at www.woodyfoxwillow.co.uk. He lives in Devon, England with his partner and two black cats surrounded by trees and wonderful wildlife.