Reminiscent of Looking for Alibrandi, this
bittersweet story of first love and second thoughts will make you laugh
and capture your heart.
'Miss Amelia Hayes, welcome to The Land of Dreams. I am the
staff trainer. I will call you grasshopper and you will call me sensei
and I will give you the good oil. Right? And just so you know, I'm open
to all kinds of bribery.'
From the moment 15-year-old Amelia begins work on the
checkout at Woolworths she is sunk, gone, lost...head-over-heels in
love with Chris. Chris is the funny, charming man-about-Woolies, but
he's 21, and the six-year difference in their ages may as well be 100.
Chris and Amelia talk about everything from Second Wave Feminism to Great
Expectations and Alien but will he ever look at her in
the way she wants him to? And if he does, will it be everything she
About The Author
Laura Buzo is a social worker with a young daughter. This is her