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Girl Out of Water

By Nat Luurtsema

Stars in her eyes, water in her ears, boys on her nerves... Lou Brown is out of her depth.

A thoroughly British teen comedy starring a hilariously flawed heroine with a quip for every occasion – perfect for fans of Holly Smale, Holly Bourne, Caitlin Moran and Sophie Kinsella. Lou Brown’s life is going down the pan. Best friend Hannah sailed through the Olympic time trials and is off to her fancy-pants new swim training school, while Lou’s own failure to qualify leaves her without a hobby – or a friend. As Lou tries to navigate her post-swim world, a chance encounter with three boys with stars in their eyes takes her life in a surprising new direction. One that leads to a crazy world of underwater somersaults, talent show auditions, bitchy girls and one great big load of awkward boy chat.

  • A hilarious new voice in teen fiction, delivering positive messages about image and self-belief with wit and panache.
  • Praise for Nat: "Disgustingly talented" - Guardian
  • Praise for Cuckoo in the Nest, a Sunday Times Book of the Year: "Brutally honest, warm and very funny" - Daily Mail

About the author

Nat Luurtsema is a stand-up comedian, actor, BAFTA-nominated screenwriter and author of Cuckoo in the Nest, a comic memoir for adults published by Hodder & Stoughton. Nat lives in London, SE24; this is her first book for teens. You can find more her at www.natluurtsema.com

ISBN: 9781406366525
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: August 1, 2016
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 320pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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