Life in front of the camera is harder than it looks... When Ted is spotted by a model agency, she can't believe it. At the same time her gorgeous sister, Ava, is diagnosed with cancer. With her world turned upside down, Ted has a lot of growing up to do, some of it in five-inch platforms.
Two sisters, both beautiful in different ways: Fifteen-year-old Ted has got "The Look". That's what the scout for the modeling agency tells her, and she can't believe her luck. But just as Ted's jet-setting off on her new career, Ava is diagnosed with cancer. Can Ted be a supermodel and a super-sister? Or will she have to choose between family and fame? With their worlds turned upside down, the girls have to look past appearances, look deep inside, to figure out what really matters.
Ihr Lieblingsthema ist Mode. Dabei sind sie gerade erst 14 und schon so erfolgreich: Krähe ist im Designer-Himmel...
Peta Jones is an ordinary girl struggling with the loss of her father, an ex-army hero who died in mysterious circumstances. When she receives clues that he may still be alive, she embarks on a dangerous rescue across the Mediterranean to a clifftop castle, home to an exiled billionaire. Soon she discovers that what some people will do for money, Peta will do for love.
It was all so good. Sasha and Rose. Best friends in a band, singing together. Right up to the finals of Killer Act when the judges tell them one of them must go. Suddenly their friendship is put to the ultimate test. On TV in front of millions. Two girls. One huge mistake. Can they ever forgive each other?
Four girls have four dreams. Crow is on the way to becoming an international fashion designer. Jenny's been discovered by a Broadway composer. Edie still wants to go to Harvard. Nonie isn't really sure, but knows it's something fashion-related and wonderful. They're growing up and on the brink of glittering careers.
Crow is in designer heaven; Nonie’s caught the eye of a gorgeous boy; Jenny’s rehearsing a new play. But this time Edie’s in trouble... The rumours are that slave children in India have been making Crow’s new high-street collection. How far do the girls have to go to save their dreams? The sequel to the award-winning Threads, this is another fabulous tale about friendship, fun and fashion from Sophia Bennett.
Nonie’s passion is fashion. Edie plans to save the world. Jenny has a part in a Hollywood movie. But when the three best friends meet a young refugee girl called Crow, wearing a pair of pink fairy wings and sketching a dress, they get the chance to do something truly wonderful - and make all their dreams come true. A funny, fabulous story for older children about friendship and fashion, 'Threads' was the winner of the Times Children’s Fiction Competition 2009.