The bestselling series is back!

Threads – a school library staple around the UK – is back with exciting new covers, for a new generation of readers. Find out more about the stories, and the critical reaction, elsewhere on this website. If you’d like a signed, copy, see below. The details about the new editions are here:

Threads: ISBN  978-1910002940

Nonie’s passion is fashion. Humanitarian Edie wants to save the world. And budding actress Jenny has just landed a small part in a Hollywood blockbuster. But when these three friends meet a young African refugee girl called Crow, wearing a pair of pink fairy wings and sketching a dress, they get the chance to pool their talents and do something truly wonderful, proving that fashion fairy tales really can happen.

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Beads: ISBN  978-1910002957

Crow is in designer heaven, Nonie’s caught the eye of a gorgeous boy, Jenny’s in a new play, but poor Edie’s in trouble …

The rumours are that slave children in India have been making their high-street collection. It’s up to the girls to save their fashion dream.

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Stars: ISBN  978-1910002964

Now in their last school year, best friends Nonie, Jenny, Edie and Crow are so close to beginning glittering careers.

So why do their challenges suddenly seem overwhelming?

The girls have choices to make: Who will wait for fame and success? Who will emerge an outright star? Who will fall in love? And who will turn her back on all her dreams?

Third in the fabulous, sharply observed and compassionate series.

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Signed copies

If you’d like signed copies of any of these books, they’re available from Village Books.

Before Threads came out, I received a call out of the blue from an indie bookseller called Hazel who wanted to tell me how much she’d enjoyed reading her advance copy. This was the first time anyone outside my publishers had mentioned even reading it. And yes, I was  thrilled. It turned out that, by weird and wonderful coincidence, Hazel owned the bookshop at the end of my road. We’ve been friends ever since. You can contact the shop here. If they’ve run out of copies, I’ll run in and sign some more …

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