Book Club: Maddy Yip’s Guide to Life

Maddy Yip is perfectly happy in life, until she realises that everyone she knows has a talent - except for her! We’re delighted to be sharing this marvellously madcap story with you.

Book Club: Maddy Yip’s Guide to Life

Book Club: Maddy Yip’s Guide to Life

Maddy Yip's Guide to Life

Maddy Yip's Guide to Life

Written by: Sue Cheung
Publisher: Andersen Press

Maddy Yip is perfectly happy in life, until she realises that everyone she knows has a talent – except for her! Maddy is determined to change that, with the help of her brothers, bewildered grandad and her best friend Dev. There are disastrous attempts at breakdancing and playing the recorder, revolting cakes, and a magic disappearing trick that ends up with an escaped guinea pig. Will Maddy ever find her true calling?

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About the author

Sue Cheung

Sue Cheung was born in the Midlands and spent her early years clowning about and busily scribbling and drawing. At the age of 16 she seized her chance to become an artist by winning a scholarship to the London College of Fashion. Later, Sue went into advertising and worked her way up to Art Director. She now freelances as a designer from her home in Bournemouth, where she writes and illustrates children’s books. Her first novel for Young Adults, Chinglish, won the Diverse Book Award.  She also writes under the name of Sue Pickford. For more information visit suecheung.co.uk

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