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Jane Airhead

3.16  ·  Rating Details ·  31 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
What's not to love about Jane Eyre? Gothic and passionate, it features the ultimate male hero - Mr Rochester. And that gives Charlotte a top idea: she'll look for a new Mr Rochester for her lovely mum.
So when Charlotte finds the ideal man, she can't believe her luck. He's dark, brooding and mysterious. He's PERFECT. But the real-life romantic hero also turns out to be sarc
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published November 5th 2009 by Andersen (first published 2009)
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Vicki
Mar 14, 2010 Vicki rated it really liked it
Shelves: young-adult
Charlotte is THE most adorable character; it’s hard to not fall in love with her. Full of the best intentions this romantic dreamer lets her imagination run riot, usually putting two and two together and coming up with five. I loved how she came to wild conclusions from almost nothing when it came to her Mum’s relationships, it reminds me of some of my own wild wonderings about my parents when I was (a lot!) younger.

I also really appreciated how Kay Woodward made Charlotte an unconventional hero
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Beth Stewart
Apr 23, 2012 Beth Stewart rated it liked it
This book is brilliant - i love it! The whole "Jane Eyre" theme inspired me for my goodreads.com saying Keep calm and find yourself a Mr Darcy. I know Mr Darcy isn't from Jane Eyre, he is from Pride and Prejudice but she was looking for the perfect man. Charlotte is so unusal, but she is like me; loves to read 24/7. I love it how Manda helps Charlotte find her mum a perfect Mr Rochester but they get it all wrong. I can not believe though, that Charlotte didn't realise that Jack Burley luuuuuurve ...more
Sammie
Dec 04, 2010 Sammie rated it liked it
Charlotte is a cute character! it was one of those cute and enjoyable reads. the one quality i didn't approve of Charlotte was that she brought Jane Eyre to the next level! how could she not differentiate between reality and and a fairytale?? maybe thats what brought the whole book together and made it ore enjoyable?

3 stars
Staciel
Oct 01, 2016 Staciel rated it really liked it
Shelves: classic-lit, kid-lit

I found this book several weeks ago when googling 'Jane Eyre fan fiction' and it looked so cute for a young-ish girl, so I ordered it from the UK.

It arrived two days ago, and I enjoyed every minute of reading it-- and I think that you will too, if you keep in mind that it is meant for a younger audience who are looking at high school with awe..

I really liked the main character, Charlotte, and enjoyed her incredible love for what she referred to as The Book-- Jane Eyre.

Purchased with my 11 yeat o
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Nidah (SleepDreamWrite)
Mar 23, 2014 Nidah (SleepDreamWrite) rated it really liked it
Charlotte obsessed with the book Jane Eyre decides to find a Mr. Rochester for her mom. But when she finds that supposed guy, turns out he's the opposite of what Charlotte thought. This was a fun read where you wonder how it'll end as Charlotte wonders if this guy is right for her mom or not. A light read that you'll like especially if you're a fan of Jane Eyre.
Robazizo
Sep 18, 2011 Robazizo rated it it was ok
Shelves: jane-eyre
I'm too old for this kind of book. It's clearly geared toward young teens and doesn't hold the interest of an adult, like Harry Potter or the Hunger Games. Moreover, the Jane Eyre references are scarce. I did like a particular scene towards the end, during the school dance.
Sonia Gensler
Listened to audio. Light and cute MG tale of a Jane Eyre-obsessed English schoolgirl.
Julianne Alcott
If you know Jane Eyre you will appreciate this very funny book even more.
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Editor-turned-author Kay Woodward has written many successful books for children including her novel Jane Airhead, the Flower Fairies series and Magical World series. She's also written film and TV tie-ins including The Golden Compass, Happy Feet, Robin Hood and Shoebox Zoo, plus non-fiction titles and joke books. Kay lives in Hampshire with her husband and her little girl, and writes from her off ...more
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