From 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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(198mm x 129mm x 21mm)
Egmont Books Ltd
Publisher: Egmont UK Ltd
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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.