BRING ME SUNSHINE 

Runner up in the Mslexia Children’s Novel Competition 2013

Daisy's dad forgets to get dressed sometimes. Little brother Sam hates being told what to do. And Daisy feels more like a parent than a thirteen year-old girl. There’s no time for homework, no time for friends, and even worse, she is not allowed to play the drums any more.

And then Dylan Bell moves back into town; a glimmer of sunshine in Daisy’s gloomy existence. There’s something really cute about Dylan these days, and it’s great he’s learned the guitar and wants them to be in a band together; but how is Daisy going to find the time? 

Bring Me Sunshine is an inspirational story about following your heart, never giving up and living in the moment. 

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WHERE BLUEBIRDS FLY 

Ruby would rather not think about the past, and she definitely won't talk about it. She clings instead to her collection of rocks and stones which remind her of Nanna, her garden, and happier times.

When she is sent to live in a residential school for girls with emotional problems, meeting Pearl forces Ruby to remember the very thing she was trying to forget. But with remembering comes the shocking revelation that Pearl might be more than a friend.

Where Bluebirds Fly is a moving story about making friends with your enemy, dumping your past, and daring to hope.

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