A Dream Come True
For wannabe journalist, Ellie, getting to do work experience at her favourite teen magazine, Heart, is fantastic. She's going to be part of the glamorous world of celebrity pages, fashion shoots and gossip columns. But Ellie soon finds out that she's got a jealous rival who's determined to turn her dream job into a nightmare...
“A classy story full of hot topics and cool operators.”
Key Stage: KS2 E; Age 8+
Lexile Measure: 800L
198 x 130mm
Cindy Jefferies is a fresh and funny voice in children’s writing. She comes from a musical background, went to school with Cozy Powell, and was inspired to write Fame School by her involvement with her youngest son’s rock band, Stitch.
Cindy's varied career has included being a Venetian-mask maker and a video DJ. She decided to write Fame School after experiencing the ups and downs of her children, who have all been involved in the music business. Her insight into the lives of wannabe pop stars and her own musical background means that Cindy knows how exciting and demanding the quest for fame and fortune can be.
Cindy lives on a farm in Gloucestershire, where the animal noises, roaring tractors and rehearsals of her son’s indie-rock band, all help her write!
Visit www.cindyjefferies.co.uk to find out more.
Humorous in parts and surprising in others...a fantastic book...9/10.