The Summer Gang

When Charlie, Hannah, Izzie and Xa form a gang during the summer holidays, they name it after the first letters of their names: CHIX. They promise to keep each others’ secrets and have the best adventures ever! But it’s not long before some pesky boys put their friendship to the test… Brilliantly lifelike and wonderfully funny, this is a winsome tale of summer friendships and fall-outs by the bestselling Cornelia Funke.

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    26 August 2013

  • Charlie and her best friends decide to become the CHIX gang and share their secrets. I thought it sounded like so much fun!

    Sam, age 10

    17 April 2012

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  • Cornelia Funke

    Cornelia Funke is the hugely successful author of the Inkheart Trilogy and many other novels and picture books.


    Cornelia has won many awards in the US and in her native Germany, plus several in the UK including the Askews Torchlight Prize for Thief Lord and Inkheart.

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