The Look
Sophia Bennett
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UK Price: £6.99
Format: Paperback
Age: 13+ & YA
Size: 198x129mm
Extent: 328pp
ISBN: 978-1-906427-91-7
Publication date: March 2012
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Ted is 15, and ... oh yes ... tall.

When she's spotted by a model agency, she can't believe it.

At the same time, Ted's fashionista sister, Ava, is diagnosed with cancer. With her world turned upside down, Ted has a lot of growing up to do, some of it in five-inch platforms. Should she be the model sister for Ava? Life in front of the camera is harder than it looks. And will she still be smiling when it’s over?

From the award-winning author of the THREADS series comes a bittersweet story about looking beyond what’s skin-deep and two sisters brought together by love and looks, Burberry and baldness.

Published March 2012.

'A bittersweet take on families, love, looks and what's really important.'
'The Look deepens [Bennett's] considerable emotional range ... has you laughing one moment and crying the next.'
'Ted was so the type of girl I would love to be friends with. I really wish she was real!'
'There's ... depth and maturity in this study of how far out of your comfort zone it is worth straying in order to succeed.'
'A fantastically engaging story with lovely morale and a touching storyline.'
Overflowing Library Blog
‘... well plotted and crisply and humorously written and also has two touching love strands. Ultimately what makes it so impressive is that a gripping story is also full of the messages young adults need in a superficial world.'

I look at us. Location-wise, we’re perfect: Carnaby Street, in the heart of London’s West End, surrounded by Saturday shoppers taking

"What would you do if you had the chance to become a model? A fan of THREADS asked me, and at first I wasn't sure about the answer. Here, at last, is my reply ... "


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