Saving Daisy
Earle, Phil 

Format: Paperback
Library Classification: Junior Fiction
BIC Subjects: General fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Audience: Young adult
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publication Date: 5/01/2012
Place of Publication: United Kingdom

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Saving Daisy is the second critically novel by Phil Earle. Heroic, Phil Earle's hugely anticipated third novel is out on 24 April 2013. Daisy's mum is gone. Her dad refuses to talk about it. As far as Daisy's concerned, it's all her fault. As her life starts to spiral out of control, panic leads to tragedy and Daisy's left alone. But sometimes the kindness of a stranger can turn things around. A stranger who desperately wants to save Daisy - if she'll only let herself be saved...A powerful and moving story linked to Phil Earle's critically acclaimed debut book, Being Billy. Praise for Being Billy: "A wonderful book". (Morris Gleitzman). "Phil Earle writes starkly but sensitively in this brilliant page-turning novel. It moved me to tears". (Jacqueline Wilson). "This may be the most authoritative, honest and moving account of children trapped in the care system to date". (Keith Gray, Scotsman). "life-affirming, redemptive, and really just rather good".