How To Get What You Want by Peony Pinker

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A&C Black, Feb 14, 2013 - Juvenile Fiction - 144 pages
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Everyone in Peony Pinker's family wants something. Her dad,
a sports reporter on the local paper, wants to get out of doing the problem
page while the agony aunt is missing; her mum wants to stop working at the
garden centre where all the plants keep dying; and her big sister
Primrose wants to be called Annabel. What Peony wants most in the world - even
more than she wants a dog - is to stop Primrose's nasty new best friend Bianca
from being horrible to her. When Mr Kaminski next door
tells them the secret of how to get what you want, Peony decides it's time to
put a stop to Bianca at last. But can she get what she really wants?

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1 The Jack Russell and the Pit Bulls
2 The saviour of the sick and the accidental agony aunt
3 Better in the morning worse than ever in the afternoon
4 Homeward Bound and Dads first Dear Daphne
5 Chocchip cookies and shoebox beans
6 The Day of the Triffids and Mr Kaminskis very green greenhouse
7 How to get what you want and Mums famous gooseberry crumble
8 Mr Plantpoisoner Pryce and the penciltin
10 Poor Lollie and Beckys brainwave
11 Twofaced tricksters and sugar sandwiches
12 The East Lane Emporium and desperate measures
13 Feeling stupid and falling apart
14 Cornish honeycomb icecream and a red rag to a bull
15 Way to go Dad and thank you Annabel
16 A cowardy custard and a cunning plan
17 Dad in the shed not hiding from the dog and the return of the Pekinese

9 Ditching Daphne and dont talk about the dog

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About the author (2013)

Jenny Alexander is a
well-established author of over 100 fiction and non fiction children's
titles. Jenny has written prolifically on the theme of bullying, and
has previously published non-fiction titles with A&C Black such as Going up! The No-Worries Guide to Secondary School and How 2 B Happy, a self-help book for children suffering from anxiety. The Peony Pinker titles are her first fiction titles for A&C Black.

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