Oct 4, 2022
timely and thought provoking,
The Truth About Riley is published by Gill
When Riley’s dad dies suddenly, leaving behind a mountain of debt, the life she’s used to starts crumbling around her.
Suddenly finding herself homeless, Riley tries to keep up appearances at school, hiding the truth from her lovely but clueless friend Sophie and spiteful, suspicious Vanessa.
But as strangers step up to help her and her mum, Riley realises that sometimes it is those you least expect who will change your life for the better …
The Truth About Riley is the timely and thought-provoking new story for young readers from one of Ireland’s best-loved storytellers.
Sinéad Moriarty is the much-loved author of 16 adult novels. Sinead has won over readers and critics by telling stories that are humane, moving and relevant, and her children’s books are now inspiring a new generation of readers. The New Girl, her debut children’s fiction, won the An Post Award for Teen and Young Adult Book of the Year in 2021.