Author(s): Jacqueline Wilson
'Kim's gang had better watch out! Because Tanya's my friend now, and she'll show them!' Mandy has been picked on at school for as long as she can remember. That's why she is delighted when cheeky, daring, full-of-fun Tanya picks her as a friend. Mum isn't happy - she thinks Tanya's a BAD GIRL and a bad influence. Mandy's sure Tanya can only get her out of trouble, not into it? or could she? Paperback (B-Format)
Shortlisted for Carnegie Medal 1997 and LA Carnegie Medal 1997.
" Jacqueline Wilson is hugely popular with 7- 10 year olds; she should be prescribed for all cases of reading reluctance." - "The Sunday Independent"
" A brilliant young writer of wit and subtlety." - "The Times"
" A rare gift for writing lightly and amusingly about emotional issues." - "The Bookseller"