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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 The (Not Quite) Perfect Boyfriend
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'"I did meet a Boy," Midge snaps. "He has wavy brown hair, and he's English. I met him at the Library. We had romantic picnics by the river and we kissed. A lot."

'Midge has never had a boyfriend - so she makes one up. Then she is paired for the Major Project with George, the New Boy, who doodles dragons, tucks in his shirt, has a mysterious past and an unseemly interest in secrets. Soon Midge's white lie turns into a web of deceit as she fabricates emails from her imaginary boyfriend, and even a MySpace page.

'Then one day, Midge comes face-to-face with her imaginary boyfriend in the school corridor. Tall, brown wavy hair, English accent - he's exactly as she'd described him - right down to his name. Ben catches on quickly and rescues her from certain humiliation - kissing her in front of all her friends. He seems the answer to her prayers. A dream come true. The Perfect Boyfriend! But he turns out to be not quite perfect after all, and before long Midge finds herself in all sorts of trouble.' (Publisher's blurb)

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    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2008 .
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      Extent: 192p.
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      • Publication date: August 2008.
      ISBN: 9781741753462
      Series: y separately published work icon Girlfriend Fiction Allen and Unwin (publisher), Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2008- Z1462241 2008 series - publisher novel young adult Number in series: 5

Works about this Work

Untitled Pat Pledger , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 23 no. 1 2009; (p. 8)

— Review of The (Not Quite) Perfect Boyfriend Lili Wilkinson , 2008 single work novel
[Untitled] Bronwyn McDonald , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 17 no. 1 2009; (p. 51)

— Review of The (Not Quite) Perfect Boyfriend Lili Wilkinson , 2008 single work novel
Young-Adult Relief from 'Doing Time in Puberty' Marisa Pintado , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 3 January 2009; (p. 10)

— Review of The Sweet Life Rebecca Lim , 2008 single work novel ; Cassie Barry Jonsberg , 2008 single work novel ; The (Not Quite) Perfect Boyfriend Lili Wilkinson , 2008 single work novel ; Love You Two Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli , 2008 single work novel
Untitled Judithe Hall , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 52 no. 4 2008; (p. 38)

— Review of The Indigo Girls Penni Russon , 2008 single work novel ; The (Not Quite) Perfect Boyfriend Lili Wilkinson , 2008 single work novel ; Always Mackenzie Kate Constable , 2008 single work novel ; She's with the Band Georgia Clark , 2008 single work novel ; Step Up and Dance Thalia Kalkipsakis , 2008 single work novel
Young-Adult Relief from 'Doing Time in Puberty' Marisa Pintado , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 3 January 2009; (p. 10)

— Review of The Sweet Life Rebecca Lim , 2008 single work novel ; Cassie Barry Jonsberg , 2008 single work novel ; The (Not Quite) Perfect Boyfriend Lili Wilkinson , 2008 single work novel ; Love You Two Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli , 2008 single work novel
Untitled Judithe Hall , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 52 no. 4 2008; (p. 38)

— Review of The Indigo Girls Penni Russon , 2008 single work novel ; The (Not Quite) Perfect Boyfriend Lili Wilkinson , 2008 single work novel ; Always Mackenzie Kate Constable , 2008 single work novel ; She's with the Band Georgia Clark , 2008 single work novel ; Step Up and Dance Thalia Kalkipsakis , 2008 single work novel
[Untitled] Bronwyn McDonald , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 17 no. 1 2009; (p. 51)

— Review of The (Not Quite) Perfect Boyfriend Lili Wilkinson , 2008 single work novel
Untitled Pat Pledger , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 23 no. 1 2009; (p. 8)

— Review of The (Not Quite) Perfect Boyfriend Lili Wilkinson , 2008 single work novel
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