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The Big Pink

by Ann Pilling

When Angela is sent to board at The Moat, a girls' school run by cold Auntie Pat, it starts out as a disaster. Overweight and self-conscious, her life is made a misery when the girls in her dormitory--known as The Big Pink--form an Anti-Angela Society, and soon she herself is known as The Big Pink. But Angela does find allies among the more colourful characters of the school--doting old Matron, outrageous Kath Broughton and nervous Hettie MacBride. However, she is constantly aware of her aunt's efficient but heartless presence. Why is she always the butt of Auntie Pat's bad temper? And what can she do to break the ice?

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