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After Iris

Natasha Farrant

After Iris, by Natasha Farrant, is a tender, poignant, funny, and ultimately heartwarming story of family life, growing up and dealing with grief, told through the diaries and camcorder recordings of 13-year-old Bluebell Gadsby.

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£7.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571326952
Date Published
03.09.2015
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Summary

It’s hard being the normal one in such a crazy family.

Bluebell’s life is chaotic: Mum and Dad are always away, the new babysitter has no idea what he’s doing, and the whole family is trying to get used to life without Iris.

There are tears and tantrums. Pregnant pets and broken windows. Boys next door and friends turned enemies. But there is also laughter and most importantly, there is love – and that’s what being a family is all about.

Critic Reviews

I loved After Iris. It's both poignant and funny - a rare combination. Natasha does chaos so well! And dialogue. And kindness. The latter is often lacking in books for young people and was a positive pleasure to soak up.

Jenny Downham
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Natasha Farrant was shortlisted for the Queen of Teen Award 2014, and the second Bluebell Gadbsy book, Flora in Love, was longlisted for the Guardian Children’s Prize, while the third, All About Pumpkin, was WHSmith Book of the Month. Natasha is the author of the Carnegie-longlisted and Branford Boase-shortlisted YA historical novel The Things We Did For Love. She lives…

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