My Name is Sunshine Simpson: G.M. Linton


Sunshine Simpson is a young girl seeking adventure – but misadventures seem to have a habit of finding her. With new friend Evie rapidly turning into a worst enemy, a French pen pal to impress, a disastrous home haircut and a stressful school showcase, every day feels like a rainy day. Sunshine’s beloved Grandad has always been there to cheer her up, but as he grows older and quieter every day, Sunshine is forced to accept that their adventures together may be coming to an end. Grandad’s stories have always helped her in the past – can Sunshine find her voice in time to tell her story at the school showcase?

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Meet Sunshine Simpson – a brand-new best friend for 9+ readers! Perfect for fans of Jacqueline Wilson.

Sunshine Simpson’s larger-than-life Grandad is always telling her to get out and find her own adventures, but unfortunately BAD LUCK has a habit of coming her way.

Her new friend Evie is fast becoming a FRENEMY, her home haircut is a DISASTER, and the school showcase is so STRESSFUL! Everything seems to be going wrong! Especially with Grandad getting older every week.

Sunshine needs to find her voice, but can she break through the clouds to stand tall, stand proud, and show the world she can shine?

“An utterly briliant book that had me laughing and crying in equal measure. G.M. Linton has created a truly radiant heroine. It is officially a new favourite.” Tolá Okogwu, author of Onyeka and the Academy of the Sun

“A book as warm and radiant as sunshine itself! I loved it.” Lisa Thompson, author of The Goldfish Boy

“A beautiful, heartwarming hug of a book about the power of self-acceptance. I defy anyone not to fall in love with Sunshine!” Hannah Gold, author of The Last Bear

“I loved this book, Sunshine entirely lives up to her name in this delightful story that manages to be both sincerely heartfelt and sparklingly funny in equal measure.L.D. Lapinski, author of The Strangeworlds Travel Agency

“A huge, uplifting hug with a message that says: be yourself; be proud of who you are.” Jen Carney, author of The Accidental Diary of B.U.G

“The story is filled with heart, humour, joy and sadness. I couldn’t stop reading.” Serena Patel, author of the Anisha, Accidental Detective series

“Sunshine lives up to her name – she’s charming and hilarious” Aisha Bushby, author of A Pocketful of Stars

“This book made me LAUGH and how it made me CRY” Rashmi Sirdeshpande, author of How to Change the World

Additional information

Weight 0.27 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 13 × 2 cm










Paperback original


823.92 (edition:23)


Children – juvenile / Code: J

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