The Girl Who Has Everything (Paperback)
Hummingbird Press, 9780989429429, 134pp.
Publication Date: September 22, 2013
Phoebe Marchant isn't your average poor little orphan. In fact, as heiress to her father's fortune, she may be the richest twelve-year-old in America.
But life isn't always easy for Phoebe. Along with Poppy's fortune, she's inherited a big problem, Vicki-with-two-i's, the last and luckiest in her long string of stepmothers.
Luckily, Phoebe's a professional when it comes to getting rid of unwanted stepmothers. She's also used to getting her own way. But Vicki comes equipped with her own set of tricks and has a different idea about what it means to be "The Girl Who Has Everything." Do this wicked stepmother and her conniving orphan charge have more to learn from each other than they realize?
Award-winning author Jennifer J. Stewart writes seriously funny books for children, including If That Breathes Fire, We're Toast , which made VOYA's Best Fantasies of the Year List when it debuted; The Girl Who Has Everything; the multiple-state-award nominated Close Encounters of a Third-World Kind; and the Glyph Award-winning picture book The Twelve Days of Christmas in Arizona. When Jennifer is not writing or speaking in schools or at conferences, she volunteers with MAKE WAY FOR BOOKS, a non-profit organization which gives young children the chance to fall in love with books and reading. Visit Jennifer on-line at www.jenniferjstewart.com.
Praise for The Girl Who Has Everything
..".While Lemony Snicket fans may be drawn to this book in search of yet another tale of orphan woe, they'll find a coming of age story told with insight and humor. ...Phoebe's journey is much more than a change of scenery-it's a change of heart. Recommended." -Library Talk
"Phoebe's first-person narrative carries the farce of the Cinderella-in-reverse scenario."-Booklist
"This brief, lighter-than-air tale is both amusing and engaging... Fluffy and fun, with just the right touch of message."-Kirkus Reviews
"Phoebe is very good at getting rid of wicked stepmothers."-Arizona Daily Star
About the Author
Like her heroine, Phoebe, in "The Girl Who Has Everything," Jennifer has always enjoyed orphan books. When Jennifer is not writing, or speaking in schools or at writing conferences, she volunteers with MAKE WAY FOR BOOKS, a non-profit organization which gives young children in Southern Arizona the chance to fall in love with books and reading. Visit her on-line at www.jenniferjstewart.com.