Back to school time for readers in the UK and Ireland… if you’re struggling to settle in, we have some ideas that might help! There are LOTS of cool things in store over the next few months, and we need YOUR input and help to make them all happen… so read on!

First of all, we want to know more about YOU… so we can make sure the CC website is as awesome as it can be! To help us get the details right, we need your help… just click here to take part in our fab READER SURVEY. It’s quick, easy and takes just a few minutes, but it will help us suss out how to make future comps and challenges ultra-cool. Plus, you might win £50 in New Look vouchers! What are you waiting for?

As for school, check out the SECRET SUPERFAN PAGE for a fun activity to do with your mates – making a mag just like in GingerSnaps!!

If you live near Bath, Cheltenham, Wigtown or Irvine, check out my EVENTS page and nip along to one of my Autumn book festival events. Take a look!

Last but not least, post below to share YOUR top tips for settling in at a new school… or any ideas on getting over those back-to-school blues. And remember… if you see someone looking lonely and uncertain, be friendly. A smile can make a big difference to their day!


Comments on S’COOL DAYS!

  1. You are so true Cathy. I love your books my fav would have to be indigo blue and lucky star. thank you for writing great books!

    Posted by: C on 7th November 2017
  2. Hi Cathy I took the survey it was fun!You are my fave and the best author ever!x
    Keep writing amazing books!x

    xxx H.H.

    Posted by: H on 7th November 2017
  3. Smile through the day and try to be the the first to step forward. If you can make that step then your going to make bunches of friends!!!

    Posted by: M on 7th November 2017
  4. hi cathy ! i really have been interested in your books ! i love poetry too and mr . allen poe has really inspired me with the tell tale heart and he too is a legend . but you mrs cathy, really inspire me to be an author. i have since written 2 books by inch length and really hope to have them published .[ hopefully before 2014.] i have read Scarlett and that book is so far my absolute fave ! there must be a number 2 ! ha ! how do you not get writer’s cramp ?!? thanx soo much for your inspiration !!! ——-your fan gylssa . aka –peaches

    Posted by: G on 7th November 2017
  5. Hey! I’ve just finished reading summers dream! It took me just 1 day to read! I have read and bought all your books but the chocolate box girls are by far your best! I love you soooo much! Xxxxxxxxx

    Posted by: R on 7th November 2017
  6. Hiya, good luck to everyone that’s started at a new school this term. U rock Cathy, your books are awesome!!!! xxxxx

    Posted by: F on 7th November 2017
  7. Hi Cathy!
    Like everyone who has left a comment, I think your books are amazing. I’m not going to say that I’m your biggest fan, because I’m sure you get hundreds of people saying all the time that they are (probably your biggest fan would be some colourful lookalike robot!) and you are probably a bit sick of that!

    I have nearly always wanted to be an author (since I was six), but before that I wanted to be a waiter (not a waitress, though I’m a girl!).

    I don’t really know what else to say, except that I’m a massive fan and to keep on writing!

    That actually sounds a bit boring, because nearly everybody else has also written that. But oh well, everybody can be boring sometimes!

    from Heather
    XXX 😀

    Posted by: H on 7th November 2017
  8. Hey Cathy!
    I’m from Australia & I LOVE your books!
    When’s the next Chocolate Box Girls book coming out? I’ve read them all, so is it about Honey or Coco next?
    Keep up the good work! <3 Caity xxx

    Posted by: C on 7th November 2017
  9. Hiii Cathy!!! I realy love your books and this site..:)) 😀

    Posted by: A on 7th November 2017
  10. i have asked u 2 questions :), an u’ve replied to 1, so i’m waiting for the other one. ON’T BE SHOCKED, but i’ve never read any of ur books, so i’m thinking to go ahead and read one, though i on’t know which one to start with, plz do reply, maybe ur first book? an my 2 dream jobs are a teacher for my main one, and author for my other one cuz u can just write and publish 😉

    Posted by: N on 7th November 2017