Talented debut teen author and copy-writer, Diane Messidoro, has landed a two-book deal with Egmont Press for World English Language rights.
How to Keep a Boy as a Pet follows teenager Circe Shaw's urgent mission to transform into a fabulously sophisticated journalist and reveal, 'The Official Truth about dating the male human species'.
 'This is Carrie Bradshaw meets Georgia Nicholson, full of sass and spirit, as well as a huge amount of heart. Diane has a formidable ability to tap into the teen-girl psyche and we are just delighted to be her publishers.'
How to Keep a Boy as a Pet will be published in May 2012, with a sequel to follow: What Not to Do in the Dark.
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