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Old Meets New (and Hilarity Ensues) in Withering Tights by Louise Rennison

Talullah Casey is off to change her life in a very different environment. She’s going to be taking classes at a performing arts college. She will be living on the dramatic, damp, and windswept Yorkshire Dales where she can pretend to be Cathy looking for her Heathcliff. And yes, there will be snogging involved.

Talullah is the younger cousin of Georgia Nicolson, who readers may remember as the heroine of a whole series of novels that made readers laugh out loud. Talullah looks up to her cousin, but she is younger, less experienced, and less boy-crazy. 

Okay, she’s a LITTLE less boy-crazy.

Withering Tights by Louise Rennison tells the story of Talullah’s adventures in a summer performing arts program, where she makes new friends and explores her singing, acting, and dancing talents.  Which raises the larger question… how much does it matter if you accidentally kick people while you’re dancing? 

If you enjoy Talullah’s first adventures in the performing arts program, then you’ll definitely get a kick (ouch!) out of her next adventures in her brand-new book, A Midsummer Tights Dream. Yarooo!!!


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