A Pocketful of Stars

A stunning novel about family, friendship and finding yourself in the most unexpected of places. Can piecing together the past help you change the present? Safiya and her mum have never seen eye to eye. She struggles to fit in at school and Safiya often wonders if her mum wishes she was more like her confident best friend Elle. But when her mum becomes ill and falls into a coma, something mysterious happens. Saff finds herself transported back in time to her mother's childhood home in Kuwait. And it becomes clear that this isn't just a magical place: it's a game. As Saff tries to figures out how to play the game, she realizes that opening her heart to the past is the key to changing the future. "Moving and heartfelt." -Anna James, author of Pages and Co "A gorgeous story of friendship and growing up." -Cathy Cassidy, author of Dizzy and Driftwood