Author(s): Mary Hoffman
A charming story about startinng over from a bestselling author. Prity is fed up of England. It's cold, wet and she doesn't understand any of the rules for Deadly Letter, the most popular playground game. The other kids aren't exactly welcoming either, but Prity is determined to make a place for herself in this strange new place. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+
Mary Hoffman was first published in the 1970s and has now written over 90 books for children of all ages. She was made an Honorary Fellow of the Library Association in 1998 for her work with children and schools, contributing to courses for teachers on reading, language and children's literature. Her bestselling books have been received numerous awards, and she was nominated for the post of Children's Laureate in 2011-2013.