The first book in a laugh-out-loud, high-voltage, action-packed adventure
series for 8+ readers from hugely popular TV personality,
Alesha Dixon, written in collaboration with Katy Birchall.
10-year-old Aurora Beam lives at home with her utterly unremarkable
family... until the day she sees her little sister being picked
on in the playground and suddenly beams of light shoot out of her
fingers! It's time for her parents to drop a life-changing bombshell.
Mum is a secret superhero, fighting crime across the globe
while Dad looks after the kids at home.
As Aurora's own powers come into play, will she be able to balance
her new super skills training with school? Will she be able to
keep it all a secret from her friends? And when her mum's evil twin
pops up, will Aurora think that being a super VILLAIN might be
Alesha Dixon says: My inspiration to create a superhero called Lightning
Girl began with wanting my young daughter to feel empowered.
It's been a dream to create a strong role model that any child
can look up to - I want my readers to see themselves in Aurora,
who is dealing with trouble at home and trouble at school alongside
her new powers. I also have a love of precious stones and their
healing properties; I have always been fascinated with their spectacular
colours and the positive energy that they bring. As human
beings we are always searching for something greater within ourselves
and a deeper meaning to life and it's my belief that we
all have a light within us that can affect change and bring good
Lightning Girl Paperback edition by Alesha Dixon