Driftwood

Can Hannah stop her friends from drifting apart?

'I feel like I'm losing my best mate . . .'

Hannah and Joey have been best friends forever - just the two of them. But when Joey's new foster brother, Paul, turns up, everything changes. First Joey falls for Hannah's brother, Kit. Then Paul complicates things - with some kittens, a chocolate bar and a stripy pink bicycle.

Hannah's world is turning upside down. Can you rescue a friendship when it's drowning? Can you save a friend in trouble - if they don't want to be saved?

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Reviews of Driftwood
  • Anonymous commenter

    Hello! I only read driftwood recently - once, but i just thought it was sooo good! i like paul's green hair. Joey's quirkyness. hannah's love of Crusty. mmm - can't say much about kit!? he's ok i suppose.

  • ariel, age 14

    i love this book and all the books cathy cassidys books speacially lucky star.

  • julie, age 11

    this is such a good book i loved it thanks your the best author Cathy keep up the awesome work

  • Cool, age 11

    This book was amazing! I loved it so much.

  • christobel, age 10

    this book is amazing i felt like i was in the story and thanks for showing me how to deal with my bully

  • Latisha, age 10

    Wow! I loved this book and I felt really sorry for Paul. I could see everything from Hannah's point of view- simply amazing book! A must read!

  • Natasha bolton, age 12

    HI CATHY! xxim your biggest fan and this is my faveeeee book you have ever written! i love you and your books, and i would reccomend you doing a book all about a girl who has a best freind called Abbie, and she thinks that a girl called Kaitlin is taking Natasha away from Abbie. But natasha feels upset and confused. Abbie then says i will go off with courtney then! and its a big story of bitter sweet. Thats what it should be called xx
    thankyou Cathy love from your no1 fan Natasha x

  • Anonymous commenter

    Amazing I absolutely loved it,at first I wasn't sure if I liked it but after about page20 I regretted not reading it before. This book was great but sad,we'll not sad just... emotional when Kit turns on Paul I feel as if I could punch Kit, I thought that he had just lost a really cool, unique ,funny, caring soon to be friend! Carry on writing Cathy you're AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Joi, age 10

    OH. MY. GOSH. Just finished reading this book and I will definitely not forget it! The book is so capturing that I found myself stepping into the book, into Hannah's mind and feeling everything she feels. It was so real I could nearly see Paul's big, brown eyes staring into mine. This book outdoes any Jacqueline Wilson book I've ever read by far, and I've read a lot of her books!

  • Hannah, age 10

    WOW!!! I loved it! It was such a great book, everyone has to read it!!!

  • Anonymous commenter

    Oh my god it was awesome I couldn't put it down, even when I went for a sleepover at my friends house I read some of it from her house.Carry on being amazing Cathy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Jasmine, age 13

    Driftwood is my favourite book because it just seems so real and sad but I love it!! I am a fast reader so I was reading it all in one go. I got one of your books last Christmas and even on Christmas day with all the family there I went upstairs to a quiet room and started reading it!! The whole Christmas everyone was wondering what an earth I was doing in my bedroom!

  • holly , age 11

    AWESOME READ MOST OF THEM :-)

  • Alexis, age 10

    I luvvvvvv Driftwood! But I was a little upset at the ending because I wanted to know what happened when Paul moved back in. What did Kit say and was Krusty glad to see him. There is tons more to add to this story. I would be glad if you replied. Thanks.

  • Maeve, age 11

    I loved this book! I've read it four times and it never gets boring! I own three of your books and I'm getting more, definitely! I loved I think maybe you should make a sequel to this - it seems like there's more of the story to tell. What happens when Paul moves back in? Anyway, I have loads more to say but I won't cause I don't think anyone will bother to read it. Keep writing your amazing books and good luck!

  • Anonymous commenter

    driftwood is so good that I read 20 times!!
    love Cathy,xxx
    samia ;}

  • mia, age 12

    i love this book i could read it again and again!! please keep on writing more amazing books! i followed you on instgram! plz follow back! xxxxxxx i cant wait for sweet honey xxxx

  • Hattie, age 11

    Love this book it's amazing and adventures

  • Maylin, age 12

    I loved your books sooo much! I have read angel cake, sundae girl, cherry crush, scarlett, dizzy, lucky star, ginger snaps, indigo blue, marshmallow skye, shine on daizy star, daizy star and the pink guitar, strike a pose daizy star, daizy star ooh la la and summer's dream! You are on of my fav author. Can't wait till coco caramel and other books! Love you lots xxx and god blessxxx ;-)

  • Zoey, age 11

    I love the book Dizzy the most i just wish they all had part 2's! They are great but then the book ends and your searching everywhere for part 2! Please make some part 2's!

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