A fresh, hilarious and deeply poignant coming-of-age novel from sensational talent Caroline Hulse.
'Fresh, unique, powerful... and, of course, hilarious too! Fiona will no doubt capture many hearts' BETH O'LEARY
'Quirky, original and charming ... I could not love Fiona more' Sarah Turner, aka THE UNMUMSY MUM
'An absolute JOY ... The new Adrian Mole' NICOLA MOSTYN
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The Fair is the only good thing that happens every year. And Fiona Larson is the only person in town who's never been.
She's pretended to go - but she's never been allowed. Because, before Fiona was even born, her sister died there.
This year, everything will be different.
Fiona is about to turn twelve - older than her sister was. This summer, Fiona will save some money, make new friends, and finally have some fun at The Fair.
But what she'll actually do is:
- Find a mysterious bag in a bush
- Spy on everyone
- Lose her only friend
- Make a lot of lists
- Learn the truth about what happened at The Fair...
Fresh and hilarious, All the Fun of the Fair is a deeply poignant coming-of-age novel from sensational talent Caroline Hulse.
A genuine tonic. So clever, so funny and so refreshingly different - Ruth Jones
Genuinely unputdownable books are rare. This is one. A brilliant, original comedy. - DAILY MAIL
I have a feeling Caroline Hulse might be a genius
A very funny writer and a wonderfully compassionate observer of human frailty
A Caroline Hulse book is a reading highlight of my year
Hilarious and brilliant and clever in that way only Caroline knows how to be - Lucy Vine
Always such a treat to read a Caroline Hulse novel! I loved The Adults and Like A House On Fire, but I think this is my fave of them all. Quirky, original and charming, with plenty of school years nostalgia. I could not love Fiona more. - The Unmumsy Mum
All the Fun of the Fair is an absolute JOY. Funny, clever, and with its mid-90s setting, brilliantly nostalgic. The hilarious, beleaguered protagonist, Fiona Larson, is the new Adrian Mole. Though she'd probably say Adrian had it easy, being a boy and all... - Nicola Mostyn