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Dizzy : a novel /

by Cassidy, Cathy.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Puffin, 2005Description: 247 pages ; 20 cm.ISBN: 0142404748; 9780142404744; 9781435279629.Subject(s): Mothers and daughters -- Fiction | New Age movement -- Fiction | Divorce -- Fiction | Mothers and daughters -- Fiction | New Age persons -- Fiction | Parental kidnapping -- Fiction | Festivals -- Fiction | Great Britain -- Fiction | Children's storiesSummary: After an eight-year absence, Dizzy's "New Age traveler" mother suddenly shows up on her twelfth birthday and whisks her away to a series of festivals throughout Scotland in her rattletrap van.
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What would it be like to walk into your living room and see acomplete stranger who says she's your mother? Dizzy hasn't seen Storm since she walked out on her and her dad eight years ago, but here she is, a hippie-crunchy earth mother, come to celebrate Dizzy's twelfth birthday and to convince Dizzy's dad to let her come away for the summer. A dream is coming true right before Dizzy's eyes and as the memories start flooding back, Dizzy knows she wants to spend as much time with her mum as she can. So the two steal off before dawn into the wild world of communes, hippies, out-door festivals, dirty fingernails and fun! <p>As the weeks pass, Dizzy starts to feel things she's never felt before. She meets Finn, who gives her her first kiss-and Mouse, who's like the little brother she never had. This life is so different from the one back at home. Which life is the right one for Dizzy? Not since Sharon Creech has such a warm, fresh, wonderful voice emerged for this age group. Viking is proud to welcome the talented voice of Cathy Cassidy.</p>

After an eight-year absence, Dizzy's "New Age traveler" mother suddenly shows up on her twelfth birthday and whisks her away to a series of festivals throughout Scotland in her rattletrap van.

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