Cloudwish

Cloudwish 1

by Fiona Wood

Publication Date: 25/08/2015

4/5 Rating 1 Reviews
$19.99

For Vân Uoc Phan, fantasies fell into two categories: nourishing, or pointless.

Daydreaming about Billy Gardiner, for example? Pointless. It always left her feeling sick, as though she'd eaten too much sugar. Vân Uoc doesn't believe in fairies, zombies, vampires, Father Christmas - or magic wishes. She believes in keeping a low profile: real life will start when school finishes.

But when she attracts the attention of Billy Gardiner, she finds herself in an unwelcome spotlight. Not even Jane Eyre can help her now. Wishes were not a thing. They were not. Correction. Wishes were a thing. Wishes that came true were sometimes a thing. Wishes that came true because of magic were not a thing! Were they?

Shortlisted in the 2016 Children's Book Council Awards

From the author of Six Impossible Things and Wildlife, winner of the 2014 CBCA Book of the Year: Older Readers.

ISBN:
9781743533123
Category:
General fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Publication Date:
25-08-2015
Publisher:
Pan Macmillan Australia
Pages:
288
Dimensions (mm):
231x156x22mm
Weight:
0.39kg
Fiona Wood

Fiona Wood has been writing television scripts for more than ten years.

Her second YA novel, Wildlife, won the 2014 CBCA Book of the Year, Older Readers.

Cloudwish is her third novel. She lives in Melbourne with her family.

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Customer Reviews

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    Cloudwish ties in with Fiona Wood’s previous (and equally wonderful) books, Six Impossible Things and Wildlife.
    Her writing is easily relatable to teenage experiences and at times overwhelming expectations in today’s society as Vân Uoc struggles to find her feet in a private school.
    A delightful Australian coming-of-age story, perfect for ages 13+.