Jelly might be rubbish at maths, but she's great at netball and she loves it. So when a ruthless local politician decides to ban competitive sports in school, Jelly is determined to fight. Especially as her team are about to go through to the inter-school finals.
Rose Impey has fantastic credentials with child readers today - she has been hugely popular for years, in particular with her critically acclaimed beginner readers. But as the creator of the best-selling Sleepover Club books, now optioned for a film in Australia, Rose is perfectly situated to move into novels for older readers. This is her first Red Apple for Orchard. Rose lives in Leicestershire.