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Lilah May's Manic Days

Written by Vanessa Curtis

Key Stage 3 Key Stage 4 General Fiction

LoveReading View on Lilah May's Manic Days

Life is complicated for Lilah. Her family falls apart when her brother Jay disappears. Managing her anger is only possible because of her great friendship with Bindi. Now Jay suddenly returns. All should be well – but it isn’t. Lilah has to keep her famous anger firmly under control as the family regroups. And she has to re-build her friendship with Bindi. Vanessa Curtis has a sharp ear for teenage dialogue and a warm understanding of the confusions of adolescence.

This funny and moving story is the follow up to The Taming of Lilah May.

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Lilah May's Manic Days Synopsis

Lilah May used to be angry. VERY angry. But not any more. She's got her temper - and her life - back under control. Or has she? Things with her best friend, Bindi, are going from bad to worse. The whereabouts of her brother Jay is still a mystery. And gorgeous Adam Carter is still out of reach. Groo! Can Lilah sort out her family, her friendship and her love life? Or is her anger about to reach all new levels?

Lilah May's Manic Days Press Reviews

Praise for The Taming of Lilah May:

'A story told with sensitivity and humour.' - Bookseller

'I'd recommend The Taming of Lilah May for a lazy afternoon's summer reading. Vanessa Curtis has done well.' - myfavouritebooks

"A delightful mix of serious plots and edgy, contemporary dialogue." - Wondrous Reads

Book Information

ISBN: 9781847802460
Publication date: 5th January 2012
Author: Vanessa Curtis
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback
Year Groups: Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4
Topics: General Fiction

About Vanessa Curtis

Vanessa Curtis originally trained as a pianist before becoming a freelance journalist and contributing articles to a range of magazines and newspapers. She is the author of two biographies on Virginia Woolf, Virginia Woolf's Women and The Hidden Houses of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell as well as a reviewer of fiction and non-fiction for broadsheet newspapers. She is the co-editor of the Virginia Woolf Bulletin, a literary magazine, and also works as a freelance literary consultant. She lives and works near Chichester Harbour.

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