The Things We Do for Love

the things we do paperback(Hachette Books Ireland, 2011)

Translations: Italian

This one followed Semi-Sweet across the Atlantic as Life Drawing for Beginners in 2012. I had great fun researching it – I enrolled in my first ever life drawing class, just to see what it was all about. My teacher was very kind with his comments, but I definitely won’t be offering to illustrate any of my children’s books… On the plus side, my US publishers decided they liked this book too, and it made its debut on that side of the Atlantic in August 2012 under the title Life Drawing for Beginners.

In brief: When Audrey Matthews offers an evening class in life drawing, all she’s looking for is a little extra pocket money and something to fill her Tuesday nights. She hires a model and recruits her students, and the classes get underway. But by the end of the first term, none of their lives, least of all Audrey’s, will be left untouched…

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