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The Isobel Journal: Just a Northern Girl from Where Nothing Really Happens

by Isobel Harrop - £9.99  Hot Key Books (2013)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781471402272 | ISBN 10: 1471402274

The Isobel Journal is no ordinary snapshot of a contemporary teenage life. A charming and vivid narrative scrapbook of the eighteen-year-old author's sketches, mini-graphic novels, photographs and captions, it captures her wit, her observations and her creative talent as she takes us through the three central themes in her life: 'Love', 'Friends, Art and Otters' and 'Me'.
 
Resonant of Laura Dockrill's Mistakes in the Background and with the powerful na´ve illustrative style of cult Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara, this is a collector's gift for teenagers and all who have the teenage experience still in their hearts. Readers will emphasise with this witty and honest journal of a girl getting to grips with impending adulthood. A must-have for all hipster teenagers and anyone who appreciates the raw creativity of youth. Enchanting and poignant.

(Price & availability last checked: November 2019)

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