The Big Pink

Style: Good

Attitude: Unobjectionable

In Brief: There is some rather vulgar indelicacy making it especially unsuitable for boys, but on the whole it's a readable teenaged girls' school story.

Author: Ann Pilling

Age Range: Young Teens

Period: Contemporary

Genres:  GirlsGrowing-UpSchool


Angela, a fat 13-year-old, is sent to her aunt's girls' boarding school when her parents go to Pakistan as missionaries. The book is about her relations with the other girls, the teachers, and Sebastian, a local sixth- former.

Tuesday 1st January 2002