I stood by the door to my classroom, pulling my blazer tightly around my chest. For me it was protection, and I didn’t want to let it go. The idea
About the book
When Andy’s school announces a new no-uniform policy, her classmates are over the moon – but her heart sinks.
All she wants is to dress like everyone else, but her mum’s the owner of a run-down kooky vintage boutique, so she’s bound to look – well – different. But when Andy finds a gorgeous bag full of designer goodies in the shop’s storeroom, everything changes. Can she learn to love vintage, and help transform her mum’s shop into something truly special?
From the acclaimed author of the Secret Cooking Club series, this is a fresh, authentic, and totally addictive novel about how real makeovers go so much deeper than clothes.
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The 10th Times/Chicken House Competition is OPEN!
The summer holidays are over, but don’t worry, we have some fantastic news to brighten your day: the new Times/Chicken House Children’s Fiction Competition is now OPEN! What’s more, it’s the competition’s tenth birthday – yippee!
Summer is well and truly upon us – and we have two awesome books for you to relax in the sun with. Whether you fancy an electrifying political YA thriller or snuggling up with a fresh vintage read – we’ve got you covered.
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