A heartwarming tale of wit, warmth, friendship and self-confidence. Zeni's week goes from bad to worse when she is fitted for braces and then sent to Magnolia Gardens Care Home for her Work Experience placement. But then Zeni meets Alice, an old lady with a story to tell and some lost false teeth to find.
As Zeni takes on the challenge of finding the missing teeth, an unexpected friendship grows between the pair and as Zeni learns more about Alice's life, she also comes to understand the power of stories. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+
A novel for Barrington Stoke by Sita Brahamchari