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Juno Dawson / Young Adult / Children's

Book cover

UK Publisher

Quercus Children's Books

Date Published

May 30th, 2019


Pocket Jeunesse (French)
Carlsen (German)
Gummerus (Finnish)
Alma Littera (Lithuanian)
Knigolove (Ukranian)
Móra (Hungarian)

Dramatic Rights

Unstoppable TV

Jana Novak’s history sounds like a classic model cliché: tall and gangly, she’s uncomfortable with her androgynous looks until she’s unexpectedly scouted and catapulted to superstardom.

But the fashion industry is as grimy as it is glamorous. And there are unexpected predators at every turn.

Jana is an ordinary girl from a south London estate, lifted to unimaginable heights. But the further you rise, the more devastating your fall …

Honest and raw, this is a timely exposé of the dark underbelly of the fashion industry in an era of #TimesUp and #MeToo. It might just be Juno Dawson’s most important book yet.


honest, raw and completely compelling

- The Bookseller

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