Nat Amoore on Secrets of a Schoolyard Millionaire and her favourite funny books for kids

Secrets of a Schoolyard Millionaire by Nat Amoore. Book cover and author photo.
The book we sent our Cockatoo subscribers this month is a thrilling and hilarious romp starring one of our favourite lead characters of 2021! Tess is smart, determined and a little bit reckless - sometimes! She's also kind and loyal. When she and her best friend Toby find a million dollars in the back garden, they can't quite agree on what to do with it - and they quickly find themselves in more trouble than they anticipated.
We loved this book, not least the 80s musical references (one for the parents) and top tips for budding entrepreneurs (she's a girl after our own hearts). And we are thrilled that author Nat Amoore has recorded an exclusive video especially for our subscribers. Here she tells us all about what inspired the book, which other funny books she would recommend you read next, and what she would do with a million dollars... Over to you, Nat!

If you like the sound of Secrets of a Schoolyard Millionaire, you can grab a copy, along with our bespoke activity pack inspired by the book, from our shop - but only while stocks last!


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