The Baby by Lisa DrakefordThe Baby by Lisa Drakeford

The Baby

byLisa Drakeford

Hardcover | October 25, 2016

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An engaging, brilliantly written, bittersweet drama perfect for Rainbow Rowell fans.

Five teens are at a seventeenth birthday party when one of them unexpectedly gives birth in the bathroom. From that moment on, the five find their lives inextricably intertwined with the arrival of the baby. Each of them must deal with not only their own feelings, but their secrets, too.

Lisa Drakeford is a children's tutor. She used to be a library assistant and became inspired by the brilliant young adult novels filling the shelves. Lisa started writing seriously four years ago. She attended a number of writing courses and won a place on the Writing East Midlands Mentoring Scheme. The Baby is her debut. You can follo...
Title:The BabyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.54 × 5.83 × 0.95 inPublished:October 25, 2016Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545940273

ISBN - 13:9780545940276


Editorial Reviews

Praise for The Baby:

"The novel bursts with drama, love, and friendship." --The Guardian (UK)

Long-listed for the Branford Boase Award

Nominated for the Carnegie Medal