Two diaries chronicle the same events from two vastly different outlooks. Sonia charts her two-week infatuation with the new boy Owen. Owen, meanwhile, is scheming and streetwise, searching for loot buried by his brother after a robbery, and using Sonia's good nature for his own ends.
Hazel Townson was formerly Chief Assistant Librarian in charge of work with young people in Bury, Lancashire. She now devotes her time to writing and for 12 years has been going into schools and libraries to talk to children about writing. She has chaired the Lancashire Children's Book Award for the last 14 years.