Summertime and Somersaults (Gym Stars #1)
Cartwheel into this sparkling new series about the exciting, energetic and inspirational world of gymnastics! Tara loves doing cartwheels and handstands in her garden, spending every spare moment practising! But with so many other things to learn, like backflips and somersaults, Tara is desperate to join a gym club. When her mum finally relents, Tara signs up for a summer course at Silverdale Gymnastics Club. With a real sprung floor, bars, beams and a big foam pit, the gym club is everything that Tara has ever dreamed of. After a whirlwind week, Tara can't believe her luck when she's asked to join the acrobatics squad and is partnered up with another girl, ready to learn all sorts of new balances and moves! Girls will love this fantastic new series filled with fun, friendship and backflips.
Jane Lawes studied American Literature and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia and started a PCGE in primary education, before deciding that her real passion lay in books. She currently works in publishing by day, and author by night and weekends. Gym Stars: Summertime & Somersaults is Jane's first novel.