Lil Chase - Hachette Children's Group

Lil Chase



Lil Chase has a first class degree in Creative Writing and works as an editor in London. Having been a pub cook and even suffered a brief stint in Disneyland Paris, she settled on a career in her first love - telling stories. BOYS FOR BEGINNERS started its life as a novel, written in pencil, complete with drawings, when Lil was just 11. Lil lives with Stella - a fox crossed with a rat, who masquerades as a dog. Visit her online at www.lilchase.com.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

The Cat Who Ate Christmas

Lil Chase, Thomas Docherty
Contributors:
Lil Chase, Thomas Docherty
Quercus Children's Books

The Boys' School Girls: Obi's Secrets

Lil Chase
Authors:
Lil Chase

New best friend? Check. Cool band? Check. Simple life? As if.Obi's thrilled to be invited to join Sucker Punch - and to top it off Donna, the band's singer, calls Obi her best friend.The only problem is, Obi can't tell her mum about being in the band. She can't tell her friends she's also joined the orchestra. And she definitely can't tell Donna about her friendship with Lenny - he's Donna's boyfriend.But when things get complicated at home, Obi starts seeing more and more of Lenny: it feels like he's is the only one who understands ... What's one more little secret?

Quercus Children's Books

The Boys' School Girls: Abby's Shadow

Lil Chase
Authors:
Lil Chase

Hillcrest High Boys' School has admitted girls for the first time, but with only ten girls in the school, it hasn't been an easy start for Abby, Tara and their new friends. With her sister still very ill, Abby's had it tougher than most. When she has the chance to go on holiday for half term, she's excited to get away from everything. And even more thrilled to meet a new friend, Gerry. Abby has never felt cool or popular, but Gerry makes her feel special. Together they have a blast... But it's not long before Gerry starts behaving strangely and soon Abby is forced to wonder: what if befriending Gerry was the biggest mistake she's ever made?

Quercus Children's Books

The Boys' School Girls: Tara's Sister Trouble

Lil Chase
Authors:
Lil Chase

Hillcrest High Boys' School is admitting girls for the first time, and Tara couldn't be more excited. New friends? Check. Cute boys? Check. Mean sister gone? Wrong... When she discovers Maxie is joining the school too, Tara is crushed. How can she be her own person when her cleverer, prettier sister seems determined to outshine her? And sibling trouble isn't Tara's only problem. With only ten girls in the year, they're going to have to stick together to survive. Boys against girls? Bring. It. On.

Quercus Children's Books

Secrets, Lies and Locker 62

Lil Chase
Authors:
Lil Chase

Secrets have a special home at Mount Selwyn High. For years, students have posted their deepest desires and fears in Locker 62. And then this locker is assigned to new girl Maya. She could use the knowledge to help people. Or she could use it to become popular. Maya, who was bullied, who has never been cool, who will do anything to be popular, is now the most powerful girl at school. What will she choose to do next?

Quercus Children's Books

Boys for Beginners

Lil Chase
Authors:
Lil Chase

'I'm just saying that if you ever want, like, a boyfriend or anything - not that I think you should get one right now - but if you did want a boyfriend ever, you might have to start being a bit more like a girl than a boy.' Thirteen-year-old Gwynnie is just about to turn fourteen. While other girls in her year are all about boys and make-up, the closest she's got to a boy is in a tackle on the football field. But when the totally hot Charlie Notts starts at school, Gwynnie decides now might be the time to start being a girl. Gwynnie enlists the help of a gang of girls at school, headed by the super-confident Jenny. But is it really safe for Gwynnie to be let loose with lash curlers and strong eye-shadow? Has Jenny got a hidden agenda while giving Gwynnie her make-over? And will Charlie ever see her as more than a killer football player with skinny legs? When everything comes to a head at the school prom, Gwynnie will learn some truths about herself and her new found girly friends. Has she risked the firm friendships she has with boys for that first kiss?