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  • Published: 18 September 2017
  • ISBN: 9780141378992
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $16.99

Roller Girl




The New York Times bestselling story of friendship, self-belief, and finding your place in the world - no matter how tough it might be. Perfect for fans of Jacqueline Wilson and Liz Pichon.

Astrid has always done everything with her best friend Nicole. So when Astrid falls in love with roller derby and signs up for a summer camp, she's sure Nicole will be right by her side - until Nicole signs up for ballet camp instead, with Astrid's biggest rival. So begins the hardest summer of Astrid's life, as she struggles to stay on her skates, to learn who she is without Nicole . . . and to find out what it takes to be a strong, tough, awesome roller girl.

  • Published: 18 September 2017
  • ISBN: 9780141378992
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $16.99

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Praise for Roller Girl

This spiky, winning graphic novel captures the bittersweetness of finding a new passion and saying goodbye to your former, more uncertain self

New York Times

A wonderful story about friendship, self-belief and SERIOUSLY awesome girls!

Robin Stevens, bestselling author of Murder Most Unladylike

A note-perfect middle-grade story of friendships lost and rebuilt, wrapped up in lively graphic novel form. Astrid is a peach of a hero, a likeable misfit desperate to be a great skater like her idol. Her discovery that it's not as easy as it looks will resonate with anyone who's ever dreamed of glory and fallen flat on their face; her response to disappointment will lift the heart

Susie Day, author of Pea's Book of Best Friends

Roller Girl's message of self-discovery, friendship, and perseverance will roll its way right into your heart

Raina Telgemeier, bestselling author of Sisters

Full of charm . . . Don't let this one roll past

Kirkus

Readers will stand up and cheer

Publishers Weekly

A refreshing, witty story of trying, failing, reinvention, ambition, team spirit and how to be a decent friend

Guardian

Vivid and funny . . . The graphic format makes it fizz . . . And the contact sport of roller derby makes for a fascinating setting. Expressive, fearsomely physical and dominated by women, the author brilliantly conveys its appeal

Observer

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