'Just like Malory Towers for grown-ups' Sophie Kinsella
The first book in The Little School by the Sea series - the perfect escape for anyone who ever dreamed of going to boarding school
It's gloriously sunny in Cornwall as the school year starts at the little boarding school by the sea.
Maggie, the newest teacher at Downey House, is determined to make her mark - but will it be at the expense of her relationship with safe, dependable Stan?
Simone has won a scholarship and wants to make her parents proud. Forced to share a room with the glossy, pretty, clever girls of Downey House, she needs to find a friend, fast.
Fliss is furious at being sent away from her home. As Simone tries desperately to fit in, Fliss tries desperately to get out.
Over the course of one year, friendships will bloom and lives will be changed forever.
"A brilliant boarding school book, stuffed full of unforgettable characters, thrilling adventures and angst..." Lisa Jewell