Squishy Taylor and the Bonus Sisters (Book 1)

Squishy Taylor and the Bonus Sisters (Book 1)
A hilarious junior fiction book series from Ailsa Wild about solving mysteries, blending families and leaping to conclusions!

Sita ‘Squishy’ Taylor is a cheeky, sneaky 11-year-old who lives with her dad and step-family in a very crowded apartment. Luckily for Squishy, their building is huge – and there’s always plenty of mysteries to investigate! Like…

  1. Why does Squishy have to share everything with her new step-sisters?
  2. Why is her next-door neighbor the crankiest man in the world?
  3. Why are green jelly snakes the yummiest?
  4. Who’s that hiding in the basement?

Australian superstar Squishy Taylor is a curious, likeable and instantly relatable hero for ALL kids aged 6 and up. She’s part of a blended family – a new kind of normal for so many kids, whether it’s a Modern Family or more of a Brady Bunch. Between nightly Skype-chats with her mum, dealing with a noisy baby or her two new ‘bonus sisters’, there’s always a new challenge or exciting mystery to solve. Squishy Taylor and the Bonus Sisters (#1) was listed as a Notable Book in the 2017 CBCA Awards.

Ailsa Wild
Ailsa Wild is an acrobat, whip cracker and teaching artist who wants to run away from the circus to become a writer. This is her first foray into the world of junior fiction, and it is simply spectacular. As soon as you pick up Squishy Taylor you’ll know it’s an Ailsa Wild book because you’ll never have read anything quite like it before. Ailsa perfectly captures the nature of the curious and mischievous Squishy Taylor and conveys the frantic excitement and unbridled joy that is unique to childhood. She weaves a world so relatable and warmhearted, you’ll reflect back on the stories again and again.

Author: Ailsa Wild
ISBN: 9781760126759
Format: Young adult book, paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: Hardie Grant Egmont

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