About the Book

The fifth gloriously funny and poignant book in Jean Ure's series of 'secret' diary stories.

Lily and Violet are twins - physically identical but quite opposite in character. Lily is brash, up-front and in your face. Lily Loudmouth, her dad calls her. Violet is timid and shy. She lives very much in Lily's shadow - a shrinking violet.

Finding it difficult to make friends, Violet finds the perfect solution in Katie, her new pen pal. Soon the two are writing at a fast and furious pace and become very attached to each other. That is, until Katie suggests that they meet...


About the Author:

Jean Ure was born in Surrey and wrote her first novel when she was six years old. She spent her teenage years writing and had her first book published when she was sixteen.

Jean lives in a three-hundred-year-old house in the centre of Croydon with her husband and their family of rescued dogs and cats.

Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780007143900
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books
Publisher Imprint: HarperCollins Children's Books
Depth: 11
Language: English
Returnable: N
Spine Width: 13 mm
Width: 127 mm
ISBN-10: 0007143907
Publisher Date: 09 Sep 2011
Binding: Paperback
Height: 193 mm
No of Pages: 170
Series Title: English
Weight: 136 gr
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