Rowan McAuley; Illustrated by Ash Oswald
Feiwel & Friends
One Wednesday morning in the middle of the year, a new girl arrived at Zoe’s school. It was the most exciting thing that Zoe could remember happening for ages.
Ms. Kyle knocked on the door during class. Mr. Mack had to stop halfway through a sentence.
Everyone looked up from their books.
"Don’t mind us," said Ms. Kyle. "I’m just talking to Mr. Mack about the new student."
"Wow! A new student," Zoe whispered to her best friend, Iris.
"I know," said Iris. "And what perfect timing. Mr. Mack was speaking way too fast for me to keep