The Drowning Pond
By (author) Catherine Forde
Drowning Pond by Catherine Forde
Book DescriptionFrom award-winning author, Catherine Forde, comes The Drowning Pond, a gritty, fast-paced thriller for young adults. Nicky's the least popular girl in school, and the glossy friends who were briefly interested in her are bored. She'll do anything to keep them. Nicky can get back in with the 'It' crowd by picking on Loopy Loner Lizzie. Hallowe'en at the Drowning Pond is about to become pure evil. Another chilling tale from the master of the gripping book for young adults, Catherine Forde. Warning: contains some violence. Praise for Catherine Forde's books for young adults: 'True to form, Sugarcoated is a caustic, abrasive thriller that burns to the heart of adolescent angst' - The Bookseller on Sugarcoated, 'Another gripping story ...from an author who never disappoints' - Independent on Tug of War, 'A gripping and edgy thriller' - The Bookseller on Firestarter, 'A novel that is both troubling and inspirational' - Guardian on Skarrs, 'Should be force-fed to every secondary school child in the country' - Sunday Telegraph on Fat Boy Swim.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405239653
(198mm x 129mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Egmont Books Ltd
Publisher: Egmont UK Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Catherine Forde
Fat Boy Swim, Paperback (August 2015)
Jimmy Kelly is fat. If any of his classmates bothered to talk to him, instead of slagging him off, they'd find he was just as clued up as they were on films, on books, on telly, even on sport. But he wouldn't tell them that his secret talent is cooking. But Jimmy has another secret that he doesn't know yet. A secret that will change him forever.
I See You Baby, Paperback (May 2015)
A dual-narrative drama with a touch of romance. Sally and Keith are both fed up with being themselves. When fate intervenes and offers them each a chance to be someone else for a weekend at a music festival, there's no telling how it'll turn out... Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+
Think Me Back, Paperback (September 2001)» View all books by Catherine Forde
Pete's family has suddenly moved from London to Scotland, but in their new house he hears unexplained voices. He meets new friends in the old air raid shelter in the garden but gradually realises all is not as it seems. Through a series of supernatural events he gains experience of the 1941 Blitz.
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Author Biography - Catherine Forde
Catherine Forde was discovered on the slush pile. Before turning to writing full time, she worked as a lexicographer for Collins and taught in secondary schools. She lives in Glasgow with her husband and two sons. All her books have received wide acclaim and Fat Boy Swim won the Grampian Children's Book Award and was shortlisted for the Blue Peter Award and Booktrust Teenage Prize; The Drowning Pond was nominated for the Scottish Book Award and shortlisted for the Manchester Book Award; and Skarrs was longlisted for the Carnegie. Catherine's new thriller Sugarcoated is published in April 2008.
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