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Lilah May's Manic Days by Vanessa Curtis

Lilah May's Manic Days

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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.


Lilah May's Manic Days by Vanessa Curtis

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?


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

About the Author

Vanessa Curtis's first children's book Zelah Green: Queen of Clean (Egmont) was shortlisted for the 2009 Waterstones Children's Book Prize. The sequel Zelah Green: One More Little Problem was released in July 2010. Vanessa is also a freelance book reviewer and the author of three books on Virginia Woolf. She co-edits The Virginia Woolf Bulletin, the magazine of the Virginia Woolf Society of Great Britain and, as a trained pianist, also teaches the piano part-time. She works as a reader for a literary consultancy. Vanessa lives near Chichester harbour, West Sussex. Vist Vanessa's website at

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5th January 2012


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Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd


176 pages


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



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