Man About the House

Author(s): C. A. Plaisted

Child Novel

Jeza lives with his mum and teenage sister. His dad is preoccupied with his new girlfriend and toddler daughter. Jeza feels frustrated at the lack of boy's stuff in his life - he needs dad time too. But can he get Dad to listen, and how can he explain that he needs a dad in his life without hurting his mum? A powerfully emotional story, tackling a real social problem with sensitivity and humour.


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Jeza lives with his mum and sister. Can he make his dad understand that he needs a father too?

Caroline Plaisted was born in London. She attended the Royal Ballet School for a while before working for a charity that promoted books and reading throughout the United Kingdom. She became an editor in a children's publishing house, then became Editorial Manager of BBC Books, working on adult, children's, and foreign language learning books. She now edits and writes full time.

General Fields

  • : 9781408156544
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : 0.076
  • : December 2011
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : May 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : C. A. Plaisted
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : Nelson Evergreen
  • : English
  • : 823.92
  • : 80
  • : Mono throughout