Wishbones
Virginia Macgregor, Read by Imogen Wilde

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Narrated By: Imogen Wilde

Duration: 9 hours and 3 minutes

What to expect

Feather Tucker has two wishes:

1)To get her mum healthy again

2) To win the Junior UK swimming championships

When Feather comes home on New Year’s Eve to find her mother – one of Britain’s most obese women- in a diabetic coma, she realises something has to be done to save her mum’s life. But when her Mum refuses to co-operate Feather realises that the problems run deeper than just her mum’s unhealthy appetite.

Over time, Feather’s mission to help her Mum becomes an investigation. With the help of friends old and new, and the hindrance of runaway pet goat Houdini, Feather’s starting to uncover when her mum’s life began to spiral out of control and why. But can Feather fix it in time for her mum to watch her swim to victory? And can she save her family for good?

Genre

Children's / Teenage fiction & true stories, Modern & contemporary fiction

Listen to a sample

Reviews for Virginia’s adult titles:

‘Undobutedly a future classic’ – (Clare Mackintosh, author of Sunday Times Top Ten bestselling I Let You Go)

‘A life-affirming read . . . Warm, wise and insightfu’l (Good Housekeeping)

‘Sharp, funny and hugely moving, this is a must read’ (Fabulous)

‘It is impossible not to fall in love with nine-year-old Milo in this touching novel’ (Stylist)

‘The characterisation and dialogue make it easy to feel empathy for the family and readers will cheer Milo on to achieve his goal’(Sun)

‘[An] understated and likeable tale that just might restore your faith in human nature’ (Bella)