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A boy. A girl. A band. It’ll never work . . .

Ash is drooling over his favourite guitar - the one he can't afford - when he meets Charlie Novak. One jam session later and Charlie convinces Ash to play in his band. But it'll never work. Bands never do.

Erin is wandering down a corridor at school - overthinking things as usual - when she runs into Charlie. Literally. The guy is a fruit loop with his weird hair and hyperactive rantings. When Charlie invites her to be the band's keyboard player, Erin can't get a word in to say no. She's a classical pianist. It'll never work.

But maybe this time things will be different. Maybe blues music is just what Ash and Erin need.

Reviews

*** Children's Book Council of Australia Notable Book for Older Readers 2010 ***

I would recommend this to anyone who likes blues music and love.

Illawarra Mercury

This optimistic and tender-hearted story will have loads of appeal for teenagers.

Magpies

Blue Noise works up to a great end, with all the characters learning and developing. This is one for the teens who love music, friendship and dreaming of possibilities.

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781741663754

    September 1, 2009

    Random House Australia Children's

    288 pages

    RRP $21.99

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  • EBook

    9781742745701

    July 1, 2011

    Random House Australia

    288 pages

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