I’ve been sitting on this for a little while, and it has been agonising not to yell from every rooftop that I have the most beautiful, most special, most upliftingly lovely book cover to share. And now I can. Drumroll please for…
Isn’t it a gem? Isn’t it a peach? HER HAIR IS FULL OF SECRETS. I cried when I saw it, I love it so much. The illustrator/designer is Lisa Horton, and you can see more of her amazing work here.
And there’s more! I’m thrilled to say that the Pea’s Book series and The Secrets of Sam & Sam will soon be joining beautiful Billie in brand-new jackets, so she’ll be part of a matching set. They’re stunning, and I’ll share them too very soon.
Here’s a little more about Billie:
Confident, sparky 11-year-old Billie loves being part of a busy, noisy, messy family: chirpy cafe-owner Dad and her three big brothers – grown-up Gabriel who’s getting married, disaster-prone Raffy, and sweet sporty Michael. She doesn’t mind being the only girl; just being the littlest. But she’s catching up, starting secondary school, leaving the little girl behind.
When Miss Eagle tells her class to write a Hero Project about someone who inspires you, Billie knows exactly who to choose: her lovely mum, who died when she was little. She can’t wait to pull out her Memory Box, and hear all the old family stories. But no one seems to want to help. When Raffy angrily tells her to choose someone else, she knows something’s up.
Mum left behind a secret. And when Billie unlocks it, nothing will ever be the same…
It’s out 7th July 2016 from Penguin Random House, and I can’t wait for you to read it.