Summer's Dream (The Chocolate Box Girls, Book 3)
the following delicious tale in Cathy Cassidy's Chocolate field ladies sequence, following Cherry weigh down and Marshmallow Skye. ideal for lovers of Jacqueline Wilson.
Summer has continually dreamed of dancing, and whilst a spot at ballet university comes up, she wishes it so badly it hurts.
Middle tuition ends and the vacations commence, yet in contrast to her sisters, summer time has no time for lazy days and sunny seashore events. The audition turns into her obsession, and issues begin spiralling uncontrolled . . .
The extra summer time attempts to discover perfection, the extra misplaced she turns into. Will she comprehend - with the aid of the boy who desires greater than friendship - that goals are available all shapes and sizes?
Third must-have name during this wonderful sequence from one of many UK's best-loved girls' authors, Cathy Cassidy.
Each sister has a special tale to inform, which one could be your favourite?
Cathy Cassidy used to be voted Queen of minor in 2010 - beating Jacqueline Wilson and Louise Rennison to the throne.
Praise for Cathy's books: 'Touching, soft and unforgettable.' Guardian
Cathy Cassidy wrote her first photo e-book for her little brother while she was once 8 or 9 and has been writing excellent tales ever when you consider that. The Chocolate field ladies is a luxurious sequence starring sassy sisters, super-cool boys and one in all Cathy's largest loves - chocolate. Cathy lives in Scotland along with her family.
Can imagine of!’ ‘Me too,’ Jodie says, biting into her cream scone. ‘Don’t get me improper – I’d do anything.’ whatever yet in the reduction of on energy, evidently. i have to be staring simply because Jodie increases an eyebrow. ‘Want a bit?’ she asks, protecting out her plate with the opposite half the scone. ‘I notion you have been being a piece strict, simply having a thin latte. this can be beautiful! Home-made, I think!’ ‘Do – do you ever fear approximately your weight?’ I ask clumsily. ‘Your shape?’ A sluggish flush seeps over Jodie’s.
This audition, i must! I can’t supply them any excuse to show me down!’ ‘But you’re no longer consuming enough,’ Jodie says softly. ‘That’s why your dance isn’t operating, why you’re drained and gradual in school. You’re hungry and vulnerable and worn out.’ I drag a hand throughout my eyes, livid, swallowing again the tears. ‘I’m fine,’ I say crossly. ‘I want I hadn’t acknowledged something. i assumed you’d understand!’ ‘I do understand,’ she says. ‘You’re all stressed over this audition. i understand how a lot you will want it – I.
jointly, a large number of our bodies colliding and crashing into one another, screams of laughter, enjoyable. ‘Alfie!’ I screech. ‘Watch what you’re doing!’ ‘Can’t!’ he yelps. ‘Can’t even see! this can be crazy!’ His hand latches directly to mine at nighttime and eventually we're leaping in time, mouths stretched vast with laughter, my lengthy hair snaking out to sweep his face as we bounce. after which the rhythm collapses into chaos and we stagger and yell and cave in in a heap, breathless. i attempt to scramble up, yet Alfie.
desire time to take it in. This audition will switch my lifestyles. any more i'm going to reside and breathe ballet, from morning to nighttime. If i believe i've got labored tough to get thus far, i do know i'm going to have to paintings more durable nonetheless to stick there. all of sudden, that wisdom feels heavy, stifling. no matter what Skye and Alfie imagine, this audition doesn’t suggest the top of training each probability i will, however the commence of stepping issues as much as an entire new point. It won’t be the tip of weight loss diet both. one of many.
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