ISBN 9781928433286
Pages 244
Dimensions 210 x 140mm
Published 2021
Publisher Modjaji Books, South Africa
Format Paperback

The Girl who Chased Otters

by Sally Partridge

The Girl Who Chased Otters is a sensitive tale of friendship, love and acceptance set in the southern suburbs of Cape Town.

A keen observer of human behaviour, Nathan has never cared about fitting in, but when Olivia asks for his help becoming popular, he can't refuse. But as she is swept into a world of gossip and bullying, they must both question what they really want. A story about friendship and falling in love.

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"One of SA's best young adult authors."

You Magazine

"Partridge is a master at exploring the nuances of emotionally awkward teens."

Sunday Times

"She has a keen insight into the psyche of teens and especially has a knack for creating damaged and broken characters. One of SA's best voices in teen and young adult fiction."


About the Author

Sally Partridge

Sally Partridge is an award-winning novelist and short story writer from Cape Town, South Africa. She was awarded a South African Literary Award (SALA) in 2019 and is a four-time recipient of the M.E.R Prize for Youth Fiction. For her contribution to youth literature, she was named one of Mail & Guardian's 200 Young South Africans in 2011.