The Tulip Touch

» Anne Fine

Puffin Classic
Paperback
: 04 May 2006
9 - 12 years

£6.99

Blurb

The story of a strange and disturbing friendship seen through the eyes of Natalie as she gets to know Tulip Pierce, a deliquent girl most others go out of their way to avoid.  Nobody wants Tulip in their gang.  She bunks off school, is rude to the teachers and makes herself unpopular with her classmates by telling awful lies.  But none of this matters to Natalie who finds Tulip's behaviour exciting and dangerous.  At first she doesn't care that other people are upset by Tulip's bizarre games but as the games become increasingly dangerous and sinister, Natalie realises that Tulip is going too far.  Way too far...  Tulip becomes even more destructive and after a row with Natalie she commits a terrible crime.  This is a compelling story in which Anne Fine explores the dark side of a friendship bordering on obsession, and sensitively depicts one girl's gradual decline into hostility and violence.

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Your reviews 16 September 2010

Reviewer: Shannon Dawson

'In class we are reading this book and i think its amazing... Would recomend to antone who love abit of adventure and mystery.'

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Awards

Carnegie Medal : Highly Recommended 1997
Whitbread Children's Book of the Year : Winner 1996

Product details

Format :
Paperback
ISBN :
9780141320472
Size :
129 x 198mm
Pages :
160
Published :
04 May 2006
Publisher :
Puffin Classic

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