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Dandelion Clocks Dandelion Clocks by Rebecca Westcott Smith will be loved by fans of Jacqueline Wilson, Cathy Cassidy or Annabel Pitcher Liv takes us on a journey through her life from Thirteen Weeks Before to Six Months After We discover Liv s passion for photography, her brother s obsession with sticking to the rules, the stupidity of Moronic Louise at school, and how the family copes as Mum s terminal illness takes holdGuided by Mum s own childhood diaries, Liv finds a new way to live This book is real, funny, utterly touching and absolutely heartwarming Despite the sadness at the heart of the story, every reader will laugh and keep on turning the pages, charmed by Liv and her mum A brilliantly told, ultra modern story about a significant six months in eleven year old Olivia s life it should be sold with a large box of tissues Jacqueline Wilson

10 thoughts on “Dandelion Clocks

  1. Emma Emma says:

    Review by BethDandelion Clocks is a caringly written beautiful story for younger readers It looks candidly at the issue of losing a parent when you re very young and adds into the mix an elder sibling with a developmental disability There s a realism to Westcott s novel which I think would be very helpful for young readers

  2. Stephanie Forster Stephanie Forster says:

    When I was asked whether or not I would like to review Dandelion Clocks, I jumped at the chance There seems to be a flood of recent YA books tackling the tough subject that is cancer, and this book is another of those Thankfully, I think that Dandelion Clocks does add something new to this market, and it s something that s defin

  3. Natasha Natasha says:

    I couldn t put this book down Rebecca Westcott has grasped the eleven year old Olivia Ellis s thoughts and actions perfectly It is, by far, the most realistic and touching book I have read As you read it it makes you laugh and cry It beautifully shows the love between a family especially a mother and daughter and also the problems wit

  4. Kate Kate says:

    I enjoyed this book It s thought provoking and kept me hooked, so I always looked forward to reading the next chapter I completely recommend it to any middle grade reader.

  5. Georgi Georgi says:

    This book was breath taking, written in a way that left the reader not knowing whether to laugh or cry.The main character is an eleven and a half year old, who is coming to grips with growing up The book starts when she is angsty and angry at her mum for being over protective, dealing with a brother who has a form of autism and about to receive s

  6. Charlotte Charlotte says:

    I loved reading this book I could relate to Olivia so well.

  7. Kyra (Blog of a Bookaholic) Kyra (Blog of a Bookaholic) says:

    I m not quite sure how I m going to be capable of stringing together words that will form a coherent sentence, yet alone a coherent review I m still astounded by the sheer amount of emotions Dandelion Clocks bestowed unto me This book will make you feel I m still amazed at how average, ordinary words formed into a certain sentence, can surmount to such a bea

  8. Adella Suwandhi Adella Suwandhi says:

    This book is simply beautiful I love it It really pictures the life of an eleven year old, named Olivia, who had to let her mother go because she was ill At first, she was tired of her mother s strict rules and thought that her mother was un cool , like other mothers But as the time went on, she finally managed to let herself in to her mothers life, and let her mo

  9. Amelia Amelia says:

    This book is funny, touching, heart warming and overall real Despite Liv and her family s sadness everyone who reads the book will laugh, cry and keep coming back to the book Although this book should really just be bought with a box of tissues I would recommend the book to anyone who enjoys books such as John Green s The Fault In Our Stars or Zoe Sugg s Girl Online Alt

  10. Sammy Conway Sammy Conway says:

    We had 12 copies of this on our library shelf for years before it was read I think the cover is a bit dull and so nobody was drawn to it Eventually I selected it for a reading group and was pleasantly surprised This is very raw and emotional story about the relationship between a mother and a daughter and the mothers fight with cancer It s well written and engaging and even h

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