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Rebecca's Rules - The Real Rebecca (Paperback)
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Rebecca's Rules - The Real Rebecca (Paperback)

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Paperback 288 Pages / Published: 24/09/2012
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My name is Rebecca Rafferty, and there are lots of things wrong with my life right now. 1. My boyfriend has moved to Canada. Canada! 2. I have annoyed my best friends Cass and Alice by going on about him all the time. 3. I am going to a crazy girl's mad birthday party and I am not sure why. Things have got to change. So I've made some new rules. ? No moping. ? No ignoring my friends' problems. ? Find something exciting for me, Cass and Alice to do so our friendship gets back to normal. Something fun. Something new. Something like joining the school musical ...

Publisher: O'Brien Press Ltd
ISBN: 9781847173447
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 241 g
Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 18 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

Ms Carey has vividly expressed Rebecca's feelings

-- TheGuardian.com

would recommend this lively and hilarious book to girls between the ages of 11 to 13

-- TheGuardian.com

rate it a 9/10!

-- TheGuardian.com

'a fun read which fans of Anna Carey's previous book will enjoy very much'

-- School Librarian Magazine

'a family and school drama that many readers will find easy to identify with as the book touches upon many problems that teenagers - especially girls - have to face every day'

-- School Librarian Magazine

'It reminded me of being a teenager, the nice parts! It's a perfect piece of hilarious loveliness! Gold Star!!!!'

-- Marian Keyes

'I've just read a gorgeous book! Rebeccas Rules by Anna Carey. For young adults but so funny, sweet, bright I loved it'

-- Marian Keyes

'a witty and perceptive snapshot of contemporary Dublin teenagers and their preoccupations: family, friends, school, first romance'

-- Irish Times

'funny and warmly enjoyable'

-- Sunday Business Post

'a real treat'

-- Sunday Business Post

'Anna Carey has created another book to thrill preteen girls'

-- Sunday Independent

'a completely authentic teenage voice'

-- Tralee Advertiser

'lively'

-- West Cork People

'beautifully drawn characters'

-- West Cork People

'a completely authentic teenage voice'

-- West Cork People

'the author has managed to capture the way teenagers think and speak absolutely faithfully'

-- Inis Magazine

'witty and easy to read'

-- Inis Magazine

'`few authors describe teen girls' friendships and family relationships so well, and for all its humour, this is a remarkably tender book'

-- Books for Keeps

'the teen voice is spot on throughout, and the portraits Rebecca gives us of her friends and family will resonate with readers'

-- Books for Keeps

'Anna Carey has a sharp ear for dialogue and the book's diary format highlights this'

-- Books for Keeps

'Carey captures the excitement, camaraderie and tensions ... brilliantly'

-- Books for Keeps

'another fresh and funny tale of teen life, if anything even warmer and more perceptive than the first'

-- Books for Keeps

'further proof of Carey's talent'

-- Books for Keeps

'better than Adrian Mole!'

-- lovereading.co.uk

'highly recommended'

-- lovereading4kids.co.uk

'spot on'

-- lovereading4kids.co.uk

'amusing from the first page'

-- lovereading4kids.co.uk

'`[a] warm and delightful read, with a positive and feisty heroine'

-- parentsintouch.co.uk

'hilarious story'

-- parentsintouch.co.uk

'sure to be a favourite with fans of authors such as Sarah Webb and Judi Curtin'

-- CBI's Recommended Reads 2012

'plenty of light humour and drama'

-- CBI's Recommended Reads 2012

'John Kowalski is an inspired creation'

-- Irish Independent

'another slice of real-life heartbreak and joy - and a lot of laughs

-- Irish Independent

'wonderfully crafted'

-- Irish Independent

'Carey captures the all-consumingness of first love angst to a tee'

-- Irish Independent

'all the teen insight and even more of the humour and fun of the original'

-- Irish Independent

'well written and speaks the language of the teenage girl to perfection'

-- Evening Echo

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