Author(s): Ulf Stark
Wise, rich and funny, this is a perfect and hilarious novel of growing up. Simone is a 12-year-old girl who has to start in a new school, because of her mother's new boyfriend, a seemingly dull man. In protest, she cuts her hair off - and that's when the trouble really begins.
Ulf Stark has written around 30 books for children and young adults, as well as a number of film, TV and theatre scripts. He has won many prizes in Sweden and internationally, including the German Youth Literature Prize, the Astrid Lindgren Award and the August Prize. Books by Ulf Stark have been translated into more than 20 languages and he has twice been nominated for the Hans Christian Andersen prize.