"Scarlett" by Cathy Cassidy is an lovely, addictive page-turner for girls aged 9+. I'll be different, I won't break the rules ...I promise' Scarlett has got herself in trouble so often, her Mum no longer believes her promises. Sent off to stay with Dad, the message is behave or else! Can Scarlett mend her ways, or will she die of boredom? Perhaps gorgeous and mysterious local boy Kian can supply some of the answers ..."Touching, tender and unforgettable". ("Guardian"). "Cassidy's characters have real heart". ("Sunday Telegraph"). "Cathy Cassidy ...is way better than Jacqueline Wilson". (Courtney, aged 10). Cathy Cassidy wrote her first picture book for her little brother when she was eight or nine and has been writing fabulous stories ever since. Cathy is the bestselling author of "Dizzy", "Driftwood", "Indigo Blue", "Scarlett", "Sundae Girl", "Lucky Star", "Gingersnaps" and "Angel Cake". "The Chocolate Box Girls" is a sumptuous series starring sassy sisters, super-cool boys and one of Cathy's biggest loves - chocolate. Cathy lives in Scotland with her family and of all the jobs she's had, writing has to be the best - it's the perfect excuse to daydream, after all.