Magenta has finally got it together with her neighbour - and nearest thing to a best friend a boy can be - Daniel. But nothing is ever easy for Magenta - as she prepares to take the starring role in the school play, will the course of true love never run smooth?
Echo Freer was born and brought up in Yorkshire. After training to be a teacher, she moved to London, where she taught Special Needs in one of London's social priority areas. When her son was diagnosed as severely dyslexic, she completed a specialist training course to teach and diagnose specific learning difficulties. She now assesses and teaches under-achieving children. She lives in London.