Shy, mild Mandy has been bullied at school for as long as she can remember. That's why she is delighted when cheeky, daring, full-of-fun Tanya picks her as a friend.
Mum isn't happy - she thinks Tanya's a BAD GIRL and a bad influence on her daughter. But Mandy loves spending time with her brilliant new friend, and is sure Tanya can only get her out of trouble, not into it . . . or could she?
"A story for our times . . . Young moralists will cherish the messages about loyalty and friendship in this fast-paced, special story"
"Should be prescribed for all cases of reading reluctance"
"A clear and sensitive book about very common problems . . . A gripping story"
"One of the most exact descriptions of girl-on-girl bullying I have ever read . . . Painfully believable"
"Jacqueline Wilson writes with great skill and humour about the reasons and results of bullying . . . Very readable . . .Tanya and Mandy will remain in readers' minds long after they close the book"
Get your pens and paper ready - it's time to learn how to draw Victorian heroine Hetty Feather with illustrator Nick Sharratt.
Games & activities
In Hetty Feather’s Christmas, Hetty is entranced by the beautiful Christmas tree at the Rivers’ house. Why not have a go at creating some wonderful decorations for you own tree?