For readers aged 9+Â comes the second book in a sparkling new series about family, friends and finding the joy in life! From the mind ofÂ GuardianÂ award-winning author Jenny Valentine, this is the perfect series forÂ fans of Jacqueline Wilson, Cath Howe and Lara Williamson!
Hi! My name isÂ Joy ApplebloomÂ and I’m ten years old.Â
People say I am a ‘glass half full’ kind of person, which basically means I see the good in everything. And right now I’m going to need all my powers of positive thinking to fix a really tricky situation . . .Â
My new best friend Benny just hasn’t been himself lately. I have to find out what’s going on and bring back Benny’s special smile for good?
A heart-warming and positive story about family, friends and the importance of kindness with gorgeousÂ illustrations from Claire Lefevre.Â
Praise forÂ A Girl Called Joy:
‘This book [. . .] is a delight for its warmth and humour, but principally because the writing is alive and stunning.’Â The Sunday TimesÂ Children’s Book of the Week.Â