The Not Quite Perfect Boyfriend (Paperback)
Allen & Unwin Australia, 9781742377650, 179pp.
Publication Date: January 1, 2012
Midge has never had a boyfriend--so she makes one up. Then she is paired for a major project with George, the new boy, who doodles dragons, tucks in his shirt, has a mysterious past, and an unseemly interest in secrets. Soon Midge's white lie turns into a web of deceit as she fabricates emails from her imaginary boyfriend, and even a MySpace page. Then one day, Midge comes face-to-face with her imaginary boyfriend in the school corridor. Tall, brown wavy hair, English accent--he's exactly as she'd described him, right down to his name. Ben catches on quickly and rescues her from certain humiliation, by kissing her in front of all her friends. He seems to be a dream come true--the perfect boyfriend But he turns out to be not quite perfect after all, and before long Midge finds herself in all sorts of trouble.
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"Refreshing." Booklist on Pink
"Fans of Louise Rennison's Confessions of Georgia Nicolson series or Carolyn Mackler's The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things will find a lot to like in this frothy offering." —School Library Journal