Dads, Geeks And Blue-Haired Freaks
|UK Publication Date:||[04/06/12]|
Sadie Nathanson spends her life trying to survive the excruciating embarrassment of simply existing. It's hard enough being a bit of a shrinking violet within a loud and outspoken extended family, but the unexpected card from 'Dad' on her 15th birthday is the last straw. As 'Dad' was an Internet sperm-donor, it doesn't take a genius to work out that this is a bad joke, probably set up by her ex-best-friend Shonna. But it starts Sadie wondering - just who was her father? Is he the cause of her worry crinkle and wonky bum? What would happen if she tracked him down? So she decides to do just that. With help from her nerd cousin Billy, his friend Nodding Tony and a regular dose of 'Haironomics' (Sadie's own hairstyle-related philosophy system), they uncover a lot more than they bargain for...
Praise for Dads, Geeks & Blue Haired Freaks
'A rattling good read with complex and nuanced characters. Sadie is a quirky, vulnerable, hilarious creation.'
Author: Ellie Phillips
Ellie Phillips is a children's writer. Her first novel, Dad's Geeks and Blue-Haired Freaks was published by Egmont in 2012 and its follow-up, Scissors, Sisters and Manic Panics will be available from June 2013.
Her childhood home was a flat above her parents' bookstore and she spent ...