LUCY'S BOOK captures that special connection between a child and their favourite book, as well as celebrating the way sharing stories can bring people together.
Lucy's mum takes her to the library every Saturday. Lucy loves to read, but there is one special book that she borrows over and over again. The book is shared between friends, dropped in the ocean, flown to China and even made into a banana sandwich. But what will happen when everyone's favourite book goes missing?
Cheryl Orisini's illustrations are typically gorgeous - a real feast for the eyes. Charming and whimsical, I love her use of colour and detail. - Kids' Book Review on THE ABC BOOK OF CARS, BOAT, TRAINS AND PLANES
Prior brings together great writing, highly imaginative plots that positively rocket along and a freshness of spirit that is terrifically appealing. - Kidspot.com.au on THE MINIVERS: ON THE RUN
Cheryl's beautiful, iconic illustrations are visual joy - Kids' Book Review on CARAVAN FRAN
Children will love looking at all the detail included in the pictures on each page - ReadPlus on CARAVAN FRAN
The emotions of reading, and the rich language used in the book are a wonderful window into the world of the book-lover. . . . The illustrator Cheryl Orsini has done a fabulous job. She pushes the emotion of each page into the illustrations in an extraordinary way. No detail is spared. - The Reader (The Booksellers NZ Blog)
Natalie Jane Prior is is the author of numerous books for children and young adults, including the bestselling Lily Quench series (Hodder), which has well over half a million copies in print worldwide. Natalie's books have won Aurealis Awards, Davitt Awards, CBCA Awards and numerous children's choice awards. She lives in Brisbane with her family and two miniature dachshunds.