Lulu #1: Lulu and the Duck in the Park
First in a warm and funny series for younger readers by the multi-award-winning Hilary McKay, author of the Casson Family novels.
Lulu has so many pets that everyone calls her Lulu the Zookeeper. She can’t understand people who don’t like animals – people like her teacher, Mrs Holiday. When Lulu tries to help Mrs Holiday to find her perfect pet, she is banned from bringing an animal to school ever again! But when Lulu rescues a lost duck egg, she has to take it to school to keep it safe. She’s not really breaking the rules. It’s just an egg, after all. But trouble is about to hatch out…
Praise for Hilary McKay:
“Permanent Rose is the antidote to everything that’s bad in children’s books.” The Sunday Telegraph
“Quirky and curious… unforgettable. The central characters are strong, lovable – and unique.” The Bookseller
“Here’s a book that truly proves the joys to be had from reading.” Books for Keeps