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Posted by Tom, September 2, 2013

Udder-ly unmissable

Next year we’re publishing an absolutely fantastic fiction debut – Cowgirl, by Giancarlo Gemin – a funny, moving story about communities coming together and finding happy endings in unexpected places. We’ve just had stunning cover and inside proofs arrive at the Crow’s Nest – and here’s what’s in store for readers…

When her search for the scene of a perfect childhood day takes her up into the surrounding hills, Gemma is forced into a meeting with the legendary Cowgirl. Everyone at school knows she’s a weirdo: the only conversations she has are with the twelve cows on her dad’s farm. But with her abrupt arrival in Gemma’s life, everything starts to look different. And with her only friends in mortal danger of the abbatoir, it turns out she and Gemma have a mission on their hands.

Want to read on? Here’s an early preview of the first three chapters of Cowgirl:

An exceptional story for 9+ readers by an outstanding new writer, Cowgirl will be published in March 2014. And if you’d like to know more, you can sign up to our books newsletter here, and we’ll keep you up-to-date with all of our upcoming titles (and give you the chance to win books!) with a monthly email.