Being at home is hard for Hannah. With Mum, Dad and Vix always fighting they've got no time for her or her worries, she might as well be invisible. But when she finds an abandoned diary in the park containing snippets and photographs of the colourful life of the mysterious Sami Star, Hannah hopes she's found the real friend she always needed. Little does Hannah know Sami needs her too... A heart-warming story of finding friendship in the most unlikely of places. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+
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"Leave me alone!" "Victoria! Listen to your mother!" Uh-oh. My stupid family are at it again. That's my dad I can hear, shouting at my big sister. Dad only calls her Victoria when he's angry. The rest of the time he calls her Vix, like everyone else does.
This heart-warming story about friendship, from publisher Barrington Stoke, is particularly suitable for reluctant, struggling or dyslexic readers. It's just 55 pages long, with an easy to read font and tinted pages but with a storyline to grab readers aged 8+
Karen McCombie is the bestselling author of over 80 books for children and teenagers, including the series Ally's World, Angels NextDoor and You, Me and Thing, and has sold over 1 million books worldwide. Before becoming an author she worked for teen magazines such as J17 and Sugar. Originally from Scotland, she lives in London with her husband, young daught...More about Karen McCombie
Karen McCombie is the bestselling author of nearly 90 books for children and teenagers, including the series Ally's World, Stella Etc, Indie Kidd and novels An Urgent Message of Wowness and The Raspberry Rules. Before becoming an author she worked for teen magazines such as J17 a...More about Katie Kear