Lia's Guide to Winning the Lottery

Lia's Guide to Winning the Lottery

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Money can't buy you love. But it can buy many other very nice things. Lia's mum is a nag, her sister's a pain and she's getting nowhere in pursuit of the potentially paranormal Raf. Then she wins GBP8 million in the lottery, and suddenly everything is different. But will Lia's fortune create more problems than it solves? Everyone dreams of winning the lottery - but what's it really like? Find out in this hilarious story by Keren David, nominated for the Carnegie medal. Check out the fabulous Lia's Guide to Winning the Lottery microsite at www.liasguidetowinningthelottery.co.ukshow more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 28mm | 258.55g
  • Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
  • Frances Lincoln Childrens Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1847801919
  • 9781847801913
  • 349,326

Review quote

'This astringent, insightful satire is a major treat.' 'Tart, funny and fast-moving, with a touch of rueful realism and a lot of heart.' Kirkus Reviews, Best Teen Books of 2012 'humorous and thought-provoking ... it's a ten out of ten.' Ink Pelletshow more

About Keren David

Keren David was brought up in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire and went to school in Hatfield. She left school at 18 and got a job as a messenger girl on a newspaper, then turned down a place to read English at university to take an apprenticeship as a junior reporter. She was freelancing as a reporter on the old Fleet Street by her mid-twenties and, after living and working in Scotland for two years, was appointed as a news editor on The Independent at the age of 27. She worked at The Independent for six years, moving from news to become a commissioning editor on the Comment pages. She and her family then went to live in Amsterdam for eight years where she was editor in chief of a photo-journalism agency. On returning to the UK in 2007 she decided to attend a course on writing for children at the City University. When I Was Joe started out as a project for that course. She lives in London with her husband and two children and studying for an Open University degree in Humanities with Art History. To read a Q&A with Keren David, click hereshow more
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