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A Moon Girl Stole My Friend

Rebecca Patterson



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Anderson Press
07 May 2019
Science fiction (Children's&YA); Family & home stories (Children's&YA); Humorous stories (Children's&YA); School stories (Children's&YA); Space (Children's&YA); Robots; Future Society; Space; Young Adult Science Fiction
It's 2099. Lyla lives in a world of robocats, flying sweets and instant snow, but some things never change. Little brothers are still annoying, school teachers make you cringe, and, when your best friend deserts you for the new girl, it still HURTS. Especially when that new girl is from the Moon. But Lyla's problems lead her into unexpected adventures . . .
By:   Rebecca Patterson
Imprint:   Anderson Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 129mm,  Spine: 13mm
Weight:   157g
ISBN:   9781783447985
ISBN 10:   1783447982
Series:   Moon Girl
Pages:   176
Publication Date:   07 May 2019
Recommended Age:   From 8 to 11 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Rebecca grew up in Bolton, and studied fashion due to a love of fashion illustration. After graduating, she worked at an assortment of jobs, including being an classroom assistant in a primary school. Once her own children had started school, Rebecca began an MA in Children's Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art and had her first picture books commissioned at the end of the course. Rebecca's work is inspired by her own childhood and her children's lives. She is the 2012 winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. She lives in Cambridge.

Reviews for A Moon Girl Stole My Friend

Rebecca Patterson's A Moon Girl Stole My Friend is superb...Patterson's deft illustrations and keen understanding of playground dynamics give it considerable child-appeal. * Guardian * A sweet illustrated story of friendship and fallouts with a futuristic twist. -- Fiona Noble * The Bookseller * Rebecca Patterson uses a sci-fi setting to breathe new life into school drama in this funny and touching story. * Scotsman * Full of humour... a really good story for newly confident readers. -- Andrea Reece * LoveReading4Kids * Inventive, laced with humour... * The Book Trust * This is a fantastic junior fiction debut, just watch out for those moon girls! * Askews and Holts Children's Newsletter * With a sharp ear for dialogue and a keen understanding of playground dynamics, this is a humourous friendship story with a sci-fi twist... perfect for newly confident readers. -- Jasmine Robertson * Absolutely Education *

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