Winner of the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize 2013, KETCHUP CLOUDS tells the story of one teenage girl with a very big secret. Fifteen-year-old Zoe has a secret - a dark and terrible secret that she can't confess to anyone she knows. But then one day she hears of a criminal, Stuart Harris, locked up on death row in Texas. Like Zoe, Stuart is no stranger to secrets. Or lies. Or murder. Full of both heartache and humour, Zoe tells her story in the only way she can - in letters to the man in prison in America. Armed with a pen, Zoe takes a deep breath, eats a jam sandwich, and begins her tale of love and betrayal.
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Annabel Pitcher studied English a t Oxford and went on to work as a script writ er and an English teacher. Her first novel, My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece, quickly became a bestseller and has been translated into over twenty languages. It was shortlisted for numerous awards including the Red House Children's Book Award and the Carnegie Medal, and won the...More about Annabel Pitcher