Abbi's not doing well at school. Her homework's not good and she's always late for school. The teachers are giving her a bad time about it, but she's doing all she can. Because Abbi has a secret. And the school must never find out, or she and her brother Joe might end up in care. Can Abbi keep mum? This book is ideal for reluctant readers who want all the strengths of great teenage fiction in their stories. It's fast-paced, with a great storyline, exciting and full of drama, but also includes thought-provoking, poignant moments. It's a great book to entice a reluctant teen into reading!
Jill Atkins is a prolific children's author and to date has had 48 books published, for a variety of ages. Jill began her career as a teacher, but her interest in being a children's author saw her successfully complete an MA in Writing for Children at Winchester University. In the past she has lectured part-time on the subject of early childhood, and she is a member of the Society of Authors and the Children's Book Circle.