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Product description

Indie’s mum loves the colour blue. It’s the colour of her favourite things – bluebirds, bluebells, the sky. So much so that she named her children Indigo and Misty – shades of blue: special, magical colours. Indie loves her mum. But blue isn’t always a happy colour – and there’s a lot of sad stuff in Mum’s life. And now, all of a sudden, she wants them to run away from their lovely house and leave Max – Mum’s fella – behind. Indie doesn’t know why. Or where they’re going. Or how to tell her friends. In their dingy new flat, with no heating and only biscuits to eat, Indie slowly realises that Mum’s got a secret; a reason she really needed to get away. Indie mustn’t let her go near Max again, or something terrible will happen… A powerful, moving book about love, family, domestic violence – and what it feels like to get the blues.

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780141338897

Publisher

Puffin

Date published

June 2nd, 2011

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 4.6; Middle years; 5.0 points

Condition

New

UK edition

Author/Illustrator

Cathy Cassidy

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What kids think

  1. Chocolatelover10
    on 18 June 2014

    Such a touching and a emotional book. Go Cathy Cassidy!

    5out of 5
  2. tomgates27
    on 17 March 2014

    this book is great ive read it loads

    5out of 5
  3. loobyloulou123
    on 9 March 2014

    This book is amazing!!! Indie is so brave and she is such a strong character. . .I adore this book!

    5out of 5
  4. Too-Amazayn
    on 9 March 2013

    I enjoyed this one, even though it’s got a little abuse in it, it all works out in the end

  5. natashakrywald
    on 8 March 2013

    recommend for teenage girls

  6. xxChocolateBoxGirlxx
    on 5 March 2013

    Its a great book, you must read it!!! I loved every page of it :)

  7. stupendousteen
    on 4 March 2013

    the book makes me feel connected to indigo. it is awesome.

    5out of 5
  8. mutemath4ever
    on 3 March 2012

    This isn’t like any of Cathy Cassidy’s other books. It’s quite sad and it’s about friendship and how two-faced people can be. It’s a good book. i would recommend for ages 11+

  9. diaryofawimpykid16
    on 24 December 2011

    i read the blue one of this. Really good read it!:p

  10. TinyTurtle13
    on 17 August 2011

    I absolutely loved this…...:-)

    5out of 5