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Lia's Guide to Winning the Lottery by Keren David
  

Lia's Guide to Winning the Lottery

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Teenager Lia is used to dealing with falling in love, arguing with her family and shopping! In fact, her Mum has just kicked her out of the house when her lottery numbers come up. Suddenly, Lia is £8 million pounds richer. Her account of what money can – and can’t buy – is hilarious. With money, teen life looks very different in this highly entertaining but also thought-provoking novel written in a convincing teen voice.

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Lia's Guide to Winning the Lottery by Keren David

Money can't buy you love. But it can buy many other very nice things. Lia's mum is a nag, her sister's a pain and she's getting nowhere in pursuit of the potentially paranormal Raf. Then she wins GBP8 million in the lottery, and suddenly everything is different. But will Lia's fortune create more problems than it solves? Everyone dreams of winning the lottery - but what's it really like? Find out in this hilarious story by Keren David, whose acclaimed debut novel, When I Was Joe, was Highly Commended for the Booktrust Teenage Prize.

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'humorous and thought-provoking ... it's a ten out of ten.''This astringent, insightful satire is a major treat.'


'Tart, funny and fast-moving, with a touch of rueful realism and a lot of heart.' 'humorous and thought-provoking ... it's a ten out of ten.' 'This astringent, insightful satire is a major treat.'


'Tart, funny and fast-moving, with a touch of rueful realism and a lot of heart.''


About the Author

Keren David

Keren David on Keren David:

'I'm a writer whose novel When I Was Joe will be published in the UK by Frances Lincoln books in January 2010, with the sequel Almost True to follow later in the year. Both books will be published by dTV in Germany. Some of the time I'm a journalist. I lived in Amsterdam for eight years and Glasgow for two but London feels like home.'

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Publication date

4th August 2011

Author

Keren David

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www.kerendavid.com
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Publisher

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Format

Paperback
352 pages

Categories

NewGen - YA Fiction
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General fiction (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9781847801913

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