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Casson Family: Caddy's World: Book 6

Hilary Mckay

17 Reviews

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Casson Family, For National Curriculum Key Stage 2, For National Curriculum Key Stage 3, Interest age: from c 9 years, Fiction, Children's Fiction, General fiction (Children's / Teenage), Family & home stories (Children's / Teenage), Personal & social issues: siblings (Children's / T

Meet Saffy, Indigo, Rose and Caddy Casson. Hilary McKay's colourful characters and hilarious stories will make you wish you were part of the family!

Meet Saffy, Indigo, Rose and Caddy Casson. This colourful and hilarious series will make you wish you were part of the family!

Best friends, boyfriends, problem parents, pink hair. Brothers, sisters, fireworks and unexpected babies. Welcome to Caddy's World.

Travel back to when Caddy was a young girl and Rose had not been born, in this moving and comical prequel to the award-winning Saffy's Angel.

'Full of warmth, vitality and irrepressible good humour' Guardian

Saffy's Angel won the Whitbread Children's Book Award, and book 3, Permanent Rose, was shortlisted for the same award, celebrating McKay's talent for conveying the anarchic bedlam of family life.

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Praise for Casson Family: Caddy's World: Book 6

  • Hilary McKay, the best writer of child dialogue around at the moment... Glorious novel from a true master of her craft. - Independent

  • A triumph of humour, emotion and realism. - Daily Mail

  • Caddy's world is saturated with colour, style and romance, with even the most mundane detail given a witty lick of polish. - Daily Telegraph

  • Caddy's World excels in portraying not only the thoughts and feelings of four 12-year-old girls, but also those of the Casson parents. - The Times

  • Unsentimental with soft-centred charm. - Independent on Sunday

  • 'Hilary McKay, the best writer of child dialogue around at the moment, has come up with another winner.' - Nicholas Tucker, Independent

  • 'If you haven't read these books, what on earth are you waiting for? You won't find a more endearing, eccentric, maddening and marvellously warm family in any other book, by anyone, ever.' - The Ultimate Book Guide

  • REVIEWS FOR THE CASSON FAMILY:

  • 'Witty, warm and humourous ... family reading par excellence.' - Carousel

  • Hilary McKay, the best writer of child dialogue around at the moment . . . Glorious novel from a true master of her craft - Independent

  • Caddy's World excels in portraying not only the thoughts and feelings of four 12-year-old girls, but also those of the Casson parents - The Times

  • Hilary McKay, the best writer of child dialogue around at the moment, has come up with another winner - Independent

  • A crazily fantastic story with loads of mad and hilarious moments - Independent on Sunday

  • A triumph of humour, emotion and realism - Daily Mail

  • Caddy's World is saturated with colour, style and romance, with even the most mundane detail given a witty lick of polish - Daily Telegraph

  • Unsentimental with soft-centred charm - Independent on Sunday

  • If you haven't read these books, what on earth are you waiting for? You won't find a more endearing, eccentric, maddening and marvelously warm family in any other book, by anyone, ever - The Ultimate Book Guide

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Hilary Mckay

Born in Boston, Lincolnshire, Hilary McKay grew up in a household of readers and read voraciously from an early age. After studying Botany and Zoology at St Andrews University, she went on to work as a biochemist, but always wanted to write. Hilary's novels have won numerous awards including the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Smarties Award and the Whitbread Children's Book Award. She lives in a small village in Derbyshire with her family.