Face To Face

Face To Face

3.18 (16 ratings by Goodreads)
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'I'm not in control.' Adelle whispered . . .

Convinced she is fat, Adelle hates looking in mirrors, hates seeing her podgy reflection. But when she unpacks the beautiful antique mirror her gran left her six painful months earlier, it becomes much, much worse. For now Adelle can see a pale, alien face staring back at her - like a trapped ghost.

Can new friend Naomi help? Naomi is worried about Adelle, especially about her weight. But when Adelle finally begins to talk, Naomi can hardly believe what she is hearing . . .
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 106 x 178 x 10mm | 95g
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New ed
  • 0552547468
  • 9780552547468

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'I'm not in control,' Adelle whispered...

Convinced she is fat, Adelle hates looking in mirrors, hates seeing her podgy reflection. But when she unpacks the beautiful antique mirror her gran left her, six painful months earlier, it becomes much, much worse. For now Adelle can see a pale, alien face staring back at her - like a trapped ghost.

Can new friend Naomi help? Naomi is worried about Adelle, especially about her weight. But when Adelle finally begins to talk, Naomi can hardly believe what she is hearing...

A moving, psychological novel about one girl coming face to face with the demons of her past.
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Review Text

"Gripping . . . Glover nicely layers the build-up of tension"
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"A powerful ghost story for our own time" * Independent * "Gripping . . . Glover nicely layers the build-up of tension" * Books for Keeps *
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About Sandra Glover

Sandra Glover is a a writer for children who combines the very best of the worlds of contemporary 'issue' novels with the magic of the best fantasy and adventure stories. Her first book for Corgi, THE NOWHERE BOY, was shortlisted for the Lancashire Children's Book Award and the Lanarkshire Children's Book Award; and THE GIRL WHO KNEW was also shortlisted for the Lancashire Children's Book Award.
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Rating details

16 ratings
3.18 out of 5 stars
5 19% (3)
4 19% (3)
3 31% (5)
2 25% (4)
1 6% (1)
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