Sofia Drake wants a tattoo - a tattoo all of her own, where her parents won't see it. And when she's introduced to Sol Marks, a genius young tattooist, Sofia falls in love with his arty, original designs. But when Sofia's dad sees his daughter's new body art his reaction sets in motion a series of events no one could have anticipated. An enticingly original contemporary story of art, love and the power of creativity. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 12+
Bernard Ashley worked for thirty years as a head teacher before he became a full- time writer for children. His debut novel, The Trouble with Donovan Croft, won The Other Award, and it and a number of his other stories have been issued by OUP in their Children's Modern Classics series.