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Taking Down Evelyn Tait

Poppy Nwosu

Taking Down Evelyn Tait
The door creaks open and standing in the entrance is my absolute worst nightmare.
   Perfect hair, perfect teeth, perfect brain.
   Perfect sneer.
   Evelyn Tait.

Impulsive Lottie - heavy-metal fan, expert tomato-grower and frequent visitor to the principal's office - is in even more trouble than usual.

Her best friend Grace has dropped an unlikely bombshell: she's dating Lottie's mortal enemy, good-girl Evelyn Tait.

Studious Jude, the boy next door, has the perfect war plan. Lottie will beat Evelyn at her own good-girl game, unveiling Miss Perfect's sinister side in the process.

Taking life more seriously starts as fun, but soon offers its own rewards ... so long as Lottie can manage gorgeous Sebastian's sudden interest, Jude acting weird, and the discovery that she might actually be good at something.

Taking Down Evelyn Tait is a story about family, friends and embracing who you are. Even if that person is kind of weird.

Poppy Nwosu is an Australian YA author. Her debut novel, Making Friends with Alice Dyson, was shortlisted for the 2018 Adelaide Festival Unpublished Manuscript Award, and for the 2019 Readings Young Adult Book Prize. It will be published by Walker US in 2020.

Praise for Taking Down Evelyn Tait
'Lottie has the worst of intentions, jumps to conclusions, and behaves badly - in short, she's exactly the sort of character I absolutely adore! I reckon Lottie will go down as one of the great characters of OzYA lit - and deservedly so.' - Gabrielle Williams

'A delicate, layered story about revenge, relationships, and learning to be kind. I adored this one.' - Jodi McAlister

Lottie is mischief personified and she is a glorious blaze of magnetic energy on every page.' - C. G. Drews

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Format Paperback
Size 210 x 140 mm
ISBN 9781743056974
Extent 264 pages
Price: AU$24.95 including GST
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