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Geek Girl By Holly Smale

Geek Girl
by Holly Smale

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"My name is Harriet Manners, and I am a geek."

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Geek Girl Summary


Geek Girl (Geek Girl, Book 1) by Holly Smale

"My name is Harriet Manners, and I am a geek."

Harriet Manners knows that a cat has 32 muscles in each ear, a "jiffy" lasts 1/100th of a second, and the average person laughs 15 times per day. She knows that bats always turn left when exiting a cave and that peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.

But she doesn't know why nobody at school seems to like her.

So when Harriet is spotted by a top model agent, she grabs the chance to reinvent herself. Even if it means stealing her best friend's dream, incurring the wrath of her arch enemy Alexa, and repeatedly humiliating herself in front of impossibly handsome model Nick. Even if it means lying to the people she loves.

Veering from one couture disaster to the next with the help of her overly enthusiastic father and her uber-geeky stalker, Toby, Harriet begins to realise that the world of fashion doesn't seem to like her any more than the real world did.

As her old life starts to fall apart, will Harriet be able to transform herself before she ruins everything?

The award-winning debut by bestselling author Holly Smale.

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Geek Girl Reviews


'Harriet's comical and cringeworthy misadventures in the world of fashion are guaranteed to get you laughing.' The Week Junior

`Genius.' MaximumPop!

'You can't fail to like Harriet.' Parents in Touch

"A smart, sassy and very funny debut." The Bookseller

"Loved GEEK GIRL. Wise, funny and true, with a proper nerd heroine you're laughing with as much as at. Almost." James Henry, writer of Smack the Pony and Green Wing

"A feel-good satisfying gem that will have teens smiling from cover to cover, and walking a little taller after reading" - Books for Keeps

"I would highly recommend Geek Girl to anyone who likes a good laugh and enjoys a one-of-a-kind story." Mia,Guardian Children's Books website

About Holly Smale


Holly Smale is the author of Geek Girl, Model Misfit and Picture Perfect. She was unexpectedly spotted by a top London modelling agency at the age of fifteen and spent the following two years falling over on catwalks, going bright red and breaking things she couldn't afford to replace. By the time Holly had graduated from Bristol University with a BA in English Literature and an MA in Shakespeare she had given up modelling and set herself on the path to becoming a writer.

Geek Girl was the no. 1 bestselling young adult fiction title in the UK in 2013. It was shortlisted for several major awards including the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and the Branford Boase award, nominated for the Queen of Teen award and won the teen and young adult category of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and the 11-14 category of the Leeds Book Award.

Additional information

GOR010068633
Geek Girl (Geek Girl, Book 1) by Holly Smale
Holly Smale
Geek Girl
Used - Like New
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2013-02-28
356
0007489447
9780007489442
Winner of Waterstones Children's Book Prize: Teen Books Category 2014 Short-listed for Branford Boase Award 2014 Short-listed for Roald Dahl Funny Prize: The Funniest Book for Children Aged Seven to Fourteen 2013
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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