Lottie Brooks’s Totally Disastrous School-Trip
Author: Kirby, Katie Published 06/07/2023 | Paperback / softback
128 x 198 x 31 | 360g
Lottie Brooks continues to navigate the many perils of growing up in this fantastically funny illustrated series for a 9-12 audience, filled with friendship, embarrassing moments and plenty of lols.
Woe is me. So much is wrong in my life…
Still look like a tomatoAm stuck indoors whilst my friends go bowling without me (rude)My parents are leaving me to go out on a ‘Date Night’. GROSS!After a summer of meeting handsome French boys and getting a tiny bit sunburnt. OK, fine – a lot sunburnt, Lottie’s heading off on a week-long residential school trip. A whole week away from embarrassing parents and Toby’s tasty air biscuits!But the trip soon turns into a total disaster. The other girls staying at the camp are MEGA-MEAN, best friend Jess is spending all her time with new girl Isha, and Lottie’s diary gets stolen!Who knew a school trip could cause so much DRAMA?!Readers LOVE Lottie Brooks:My daughter couldn’t put it down and read it in 2 days. Read at breakfast, walking downstairs, tea time, in the bath. My 9-year-old daughter devoured it in two nights, and all I could hear from her was giggling and the occasional ‘Mum! Listen to this! This is SO me!’.
My 12 year old reluctant reader took this book, read 100 pages in one night and proclaimed it ‘the best book ever’Katie has managed to capture the essence of what this group think and feel in a positive, life-affirming fashion.