"Sundae Girl" by Cathy Cassidy is a gorgeous, unputdownable novel for girls aged 9+. 'Don't get me wrong, I love my family - but Mum is forty-four going on fourteen...' Jude's family are crazy, quirky, bizarre ...her mum brings her nothing but trouble and her dad thinks he's Elvis! All she wants is a hassle-free life - but it's not easy when she's chasing a trail of broken promises. Nothing seems to go Jude's way, until she realizes the floppy-haired boy from school could be her knight on shining Rollerblades. And that sometimes, when everything turns sour, only something sweet can make it OK...Will shy girl Jude ever share her secrets? "Touching, tender and unforgettable". ("Guardian"). "Cassidy's characters have real heart". ("Sunday Telegraph"). "Cathy Cassidy ...is way better than Jacqueline Wilson". (Courtney, aged 10). It includes delicious recipes, character quizzes and more! 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.