The Slice (Lightning Strikes)
Marco's stomach rumbles. He remembers the cold piece of pizza left over from last night. But Andy and Joey are starving too. They all hold on to the pizza box. It's decided that the last person holding the box gets the slice. They've got nothing else to do this summer.
Finalist for the LIANZA Junior Fiction Award – Esther Glen Medal 2013
Shortlisted for LIANZA Children's Book Awards: Esther Glen Medal for Junior Fiction 2013.
Rose Quilter grew up in Auckland in a large and boisterous family. From an early age she was fascinated by languages, and went on to study French, German and Spanish at Auckland University. At the suggestion of a friend, she tried her hand at writing readers for teenage boys. This was followed by stories for The School Magazine and The School Journal. She currently lives in Auckland with her partner Tony and their three children. The Slice is her first novel.