The Girl Who Wanted a Boy
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There's plenty of humour to carry this one along and dashes of vintage Zindel whackiness. It's sure to find readership amongst older girls. My copy has been read twice in a week. Sibella is brainy and so adept with spanners, hammers and sprocket sets that she's well on the way to raise sufficient cash to buy her own petrol station. The trouble is she's not so handy with boys until she spots her prince with a greasegun, Dan Douglas. We hardly have a matching of minds here and, if anything, the prince is more of a dipsomaniac depressive, into booze rather than birds who dig binocular microscopes. But, this is first love for Sibella and anything seems possible through a rose-tinted lens ...