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Love from Lexie

Written by Cathy Cassidy

Part of the The Lost and Found Series

Key Stage 2 Romance / Relationship Stories

LoveReading View on Love from Lexie

In a nutshell: families lost and remade through love, friendship and music

Lexie is a rescuer: it starts when she finds a lost tortoise and leads to her setting up the Lost and Found group at school. That’s meant to be a talking session for the lonely, but turns instead, thanks to the input of school bad boy Marley, into a vibrant musical band. Forming the Lost and Found helps Lexie understand her own feelings - she’s been looking for her mum who disappeared when Lexie was just nine. It also helps her finally accept the love of her foster family. It’s a typically heart-warming story, filled with characters young readers will understand, and shows how we can all find communities to love and support us.   

Cathy Cassidy writes with the insight and lightness of touch that marks out Jacqueline Wilson, and this new series will be another favourite with readers. ~ Andrea Reece

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Love from Lexie Synopsis

Ever since Lexie's mum vanished, her world hasn't stopped spinning. A new home, a new school - even a new family but Lexie never gives up hope that her mum will come back and writes her letters every day to tell her all about her new life. There's plenty to tell - the new group of misfits she calls friends, the talent for music she never knew she had and the gorgeous boy with blue eyes and secrets to hide. But her letters remain unanswered and she's starting to feel more alone than ever. Lexie's about to learn that sometimes you need to get lost in order to be found.

The first in a gorgeous new series from the bestselling author of the Chocolate Box Girls and the perfect next step for fans of Jacqueline Wilson.

Love from Lexie Reader Reviews

Kids love to read and so in addition to the review by one of the Lovereading4kids editorial experts some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel members were also lucky enough to read and review this title. You can read their full reviews by clicking here.

  • Jessica Cobbin, age 10 - 'I really like this book. It's so good you can't put it down.'  
  • Seren Daly, age 10 - 'Love from Lexie is a beautiful book and is heart wrenching at times.... Cathy Cassidy has really outdone herself here, it is fantastic.'
  • Zoe Basson, age 10 - 'This book is an enchanting mix of romance, music and finding where you belong.'

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141385129
Publication date: 22nd February 2018
Author: Cathy Cassidy
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 336 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 2
Topics: Family Issues, Romance / Relationship Stories

About Cathy Cassidy

Cathy Cassidy is one of the UK's top-selling children's authors. She was an art teacher, a magazine editor and an agony aunt before becoming a full-time writer. She has worked at Shout magazine and previously at Jackie, the magazine named after Jacqueline Wilson. Cathy tours extensively around the UK - meeting over 10,000 young readers in 2012. She has twice won the prestigious 'Queen of Teen' award. Cathy lives in Merseyside with her husband, two dogs and a cat. Read more about the author here.   Photo credit: Louise Llewelyn

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