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Biography

Cathy Cassidy wrote her first picture book for her littlebrother when she was eight or nine and has been writing fabulous stories eversince.

Cathy is the bestselling author of Dizzy, Driftwood, Indigo Blue, Scarlett, Sundae Girl, Lucky Star, GingerSnaps, Looking-GlassGirl, Broken Heart Club, theChocolate Box Series (including CherryCrush, Marshmallow Skye, Summer's Dream, Coco Caramel, Sweet Honey,Fortune Cookie and Life is Sweet), and Love From Lexie, the first instalment in the Lost and Found series.

Cathylives in Merseyside with her family, and of all the many jobs she's had she loves writing best - it's the perfect excuse to daydream, after all!

For all the latest on this best-selling author go to www.cathycassidy.com

Books

Love from Lexie (The Lost and Found)

Cathy Cassidy

Ever since Lexie's mum vanished, her world hasn't stopped spinning. A new home, a new school - even a new family but Lexie never gives up hope that her mum will come back and writes her letters every day to tell her all about her new life.

There's plenty to tell - the new group of misfits she calls friends, the talent for music she never knew she had and the gorgeous boy with blue eyes and secrets to hide. But her letters remain unanswered and she's starting to feel more alone than ever.

Lexie's about to learn that sometimes you need to get lost in order to be found.

The first in a gorgeous new series from the bestselling author of the Chocolate Box Girls and the perfect next step for fans of Jacqueline Wilson.

Broken Heart Club

Cathy Cassidy

Andie, Eden, Ryan, Tasha and Hasmita love being part of the Heart Club. They've promised to stay best friends forever and nothing can tear them apart.

But sometimes things happen that you couldn't ever have expected and forever might not be as long as you think.

Now, two years later, Eden and Ryan are haunted by memories of the past. Can they find a way to bring the club back together or is it too late to mend a broken heart?

A gorgeous new story from the bestselling author of The Chocolate Box Girls series.

Life is Sweet: A Chocolate Box Short Story Collection

Cathy Cassidy

The Chocolate Box Girls

Six fantastic stories, which one will be your favourite?

Bittersweet - Will Honey's cry for help cause trouble for Shay and Cherry?

Chocolates and Flowers - Can Alfie plan the perfect Valentine's Day surprise without breaking Summer's heart?

Hopes and Dreams - Will Jodie finally take a risk and step into the spotlight?

Moon and Stars - Is Finch and Skye's whirlwind romance in trouble?

Snowflakes and Wishes - Caught up in another daring animal rescue, can Lawrie and Coco save the day?

Hearts and Sunsets - Now that Ash's summer of adventure is coming to an end, what does the future hold for him and Honey?

Dip into the world of the Chocolate Box Girls with this delicious collection of short stories.

This fantastic collection includes Cathy Cassidy's four e-shorts, available in print for the very first time and a brand new, never before seen, story. A must-have for all fans of the Chocolate Box Girls!

Looking Glass Girl

Cathy Cassidy

Alice nearly didn't go to the sleepover. Why would Savvy, queen of the school, invite someone like her?

Now Alice is lying unconscious in a hospital bed.

Lost in a wonderland of dreams and half-formed memories, she's surrounded by voices - the doctor, her worried friends and Luke - whose kisses the night of the fall took her by surprise . . .

When the accident happened her world vanished - can Alice ever find her way back?

A wonderful modern-day reimagining of Lewis Carroll's timeless classic, an unforgettable tale of friendship and love from one of the UK's best-loved authors.

Chocolate Box Girls: Fortune Cookie

Cathy Cassidy

After the amazing twist at the end of Sweet Honey, the sixth and final book in Cathy Cassidy's Chocolate Box Girls series follows Jake, the Tanberry sisters' newly discovered half-brother . . .

Jake Cooke has just had the surprise of his life. He's got four half-sisters that he never knew existed. When Jake's talent for trouble causes chaos at home, he runs away to meet his new family.

Life in a rundown flat in Chinatown is a far cry from Tanglewood, where the days are filled with beach parties and chocolate festivals. It's already starting to feel like home.

But Jake's about to realize he can only escape his future for so long. However far you go, you can't outrun destiny . . .

Praise for Cathy's books: Touching, tender and unforgettable. - Guardian

A great choice for older Jacqueline Wilson fans - Irish Independent

The Chocolate Box Secrets

Cathy Cassidy

Welcome to the world of the Chocolate Box Girls!

Cherry, Summer, Skye, Coco and Honey may be very different - but they all love crafting and creating! From hosting a chocolate-themed sleepover to designing a flower headband and concocting a cupcake-sensation, each Chocolate Box sister shares her secrets.

With ideas for every season - there's a whole year of Chocolate Box inspired ideas waiting - which will you make first?

A brilliant collection from bestselling author Cathy Cassidy. A must-have for all fans of the Chocolate Box Girls.

Chocolate Box Girls: Sweet Honey

Cathy Cassidy

The next instalment in the addictive Chocolate Box Girls series and sequel to Cherry Crush, Marshmallow Skye, Summer's Dream and Coco Caramel.

Honey is going to live with her dad in Australia. Determined to make a fresh start, she couldn't be further away from the tough times at Tanglewood. Her new life is a dream come true - until school begins. The girls are different from Honey's friends in England and the only person who seems to understand her is the cute boy from the beach she's chatting to online. But when he, the girls at school and even her dad start breaking promises, who can she trust? All alone on the other side of the world, Honey's past is about to catch up with her . . .

A perfect next step for fans of Jacqueline Wilson, by the bestselling author of Scarlett, Dizzy, Angel Cake and Ginger Snaps.

Snowflakes and Wishes: Lawrie’s Story

Cathy Cassidy

Lawrie can't wait to return to Tanglewood for Christmas - he hasn't forgotten Somerset or the friends he made there, especially Coco Tanberry. But when his beloved dog Sheba goes missing he and Coco are once again mixed up in a daring animal rescue...

Will Lawrie's visit turn out to be a hopeless search or will he and his family finally find what they are looking for?