Title: Pea’s Book of Best Friends
Series: Pea’s Book #1
Author: Susie Day
Publisher: Red Fox
Publication Date: 5 July 2012
Source: Review Copy
Synopsis from Goodreads
Meet eleven-year-old Pea and her definitely not ordinary life . . .
Sisters Clover, Pea, and Tinkerbell have always been beans-on-toast, hand-me-down-wellies sorts of girls. But when their dizzy but dazzling single mum becomes Marina Cove, author of the bestselling Mermaid Girls books, everything changes. It’s time to leave their tiny flat in Tenby for a proper house in London, and a whole new life.
Pea likes the raspberry-red front door, and the attic bedroom all to herself. She even likes her hideous new school uniform, in a masochistic Malory Towers sort of way. But there’s an empty chair beside her in every lesson, and no one seems to want to fill it. In the absence of volunteers, Pea is going to have to acquire herself a best friend . . .
REVIEW BY AMBER YEAR 6
I thought this book was amazing. I enjoyed every single bit of it; but if I had to pick my favorite part it would have to be when Pea made friends with Sam1.
Pea was easy to relate to and showed that good friends can be found wherever you are. My Favorite character was Sam1 because he is kind and generous (always good things to have in a friend). I also liked Pea as she is hard working and brave. Although I didn’t like Sam 2 who is, in contrast to Sam1, a mean and selfish pig.
This book is amazing – I am telling you to go read it because I am sure you will enjoy it. It will make you laugh out loud although there is some tense moments due to certain events. Actually I am going to insist you read it as I guarantee you will enjoy it no matter what age you are.