Tender: Win an insight into what life is really like for teenagers

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Marty and Daisy spend their lives pretending. Marty pretends his mum’s grip on reality isn’t slipping by the day. Daisy pretends her parents aren’t exhausting themselves while they look after her incurably ill brother. They both pretend they’re fine. But the thing about pretending is, at some point, it has to stop. And then what?

Touching on mental health, family, friendship and the pressures that teenage carers face, as author Cat Clarke says, TENDER is “a compassionate, compelling and unflinching novel”. Great for fans of fans of Patrice Lawrence and Emery Lord.

Scholastic have five copies of Tender to give away. To enter, send your name and address to scholasticcomps@scholastic.co.uk with the subject line ‘WBD Tender’. The closing date is the 31st March 2018.

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