The Big Ask

Paperback

Alfie Parker has bagged the hottest date to prom … hasn’t he? Bestselling LGBTQ+ writer Simon James Green makes his Barrington Stoke debut with a life-affirming teen romance.

Harvey is popular, cool, plays football and has been in a relationship with his girlfriend Summer for as long as anyone can remember. Alfie is not popular, not cool, has a sick note so he doesn’t have to play any sport, and has been in a relationship with his Xbox since forever. So when Summer dramatically dumps Harvey just a few days before the school prom, no one is expecting Alfie to ask Harvey to be his date. Least of all Alfie. But sometimes amazing things can happen when you take a chance …

RRP: £7.99

ISBN

978-1-80090-242-8

Interest age

13+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

06-06-2024

Format

Paperback

Pages

120 pages

Dimensions

129x198mm

Author

Simon James Green, Cover design by Ali Ardington, Illustrated by Mallory Heyer

Simon James Green is an award-winning author and screenwriter who has written over twelve books for children and young people, including Life of Riley: Beginner's Luck, which was shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award, Noah Can't Even, which was selected by WHSmith as one of the most important LGBT books of the last 50 years, and Gay Club!, which was nominated for the YOTO Carnegie Medal. He lives in London.

Product Description

Alfie Parker has bagged the hottest date to prom … hasn’t he? Bestselling LGBTQ+ writer Simon James Green makes his Barrington Stoke debut with a life-affirming teen romance.

Harvey is popular, cool, plays football and has been in a relationship with his girlfriend Summer for as long as anyone can remember. Alfie is not popular, not cool, has a sick note so he doesn’t have to play any sport, and has been in a relationship with his Xbox since forever. So when Summer dramatically dumps Harvey just a few days before the school prom, no one is expecting Alfie to ask Harvey to be his date. Least of all Alfie. But sometimes amazing things can happen when you take a chance …

ISBN

978-1-80090-242-8

Interest age

13+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

06-06-2024

Format

Paperback

Pages

120 pages

Dimensions

129x198mm

Product Description

Alfie Parker has bagged the hottest date to prom … hasn’t he? Bestselling LGBTQ+ writer Simon James Green makes his Barrington Stoke debut with a life-affirming teen romance.

Harvey is popular, cool, plays football and has been in a relationship with his girlfriend Summer for as long as anyone can remember. Alfie is not popular, not cool, has a sick note so he doesn’t have to play any sport, and has been in a relationship with his Xbox since forever. So when Summer dramatically dumps Harvey just a few days before the school prom, no one is expecting Alfie to ask Harvey to be his date. Least of all Alfie. But sometimes amazing things can happen when you take a chance …

Author

Simon James Green, Cover design by Ali Ardington, Illustrated by Mallory Heyer

Simon James Green is an award-winning author and screenwriter who has written over twelve books for children and young people, including Life of Riley: Beginner's Luck, which was shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award, Noah Can't Even, which was selected by WHSmith as one of the most important LGBT books of the last 50 years, and Gay Club!, which was nominated for the YOTO Carnegie Medal. He lives in London.