Description - Lucy the Good by Marianne Musgrove
"I must not throw a temper tantrum in class. Unless absolutely necessary ..." Lucy van Loon knows she's a good girl. So why does she keep getting into trouble? After all, Lucy had a very good reason for stomping on horrible Jacinta's unicorn stamp. And Lucy only started shrieking at dinner because her Tante Bep from Holland called her a greedy liar, which was not true. But what if Lucy is actually a bad person? The stakes are high. Tante Bep says if she's bad, Sinterklaas won't bring chocolate and Black Piet will put her in a sack and take her to Spain. Lucy vows that from now on, she will be a new person: Lucy the Good. If she can only work out how...
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(197mm x 129mm x 11mm)
Random House Australia
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Author Biography - Marianne Musgrove
MARIANNE MUSGROVE wrote her first full-length novel at the age of eleven- a romantic thriller featuring her unfortunate classmates. Although the unpublished manuscript met with only localised acclaim, she never gave up her dream of becoming an author. Marianne's first children's novel, THE WORRY TREE, was shortlisted for the 2007 National Children's Peace Literature Award and the 2008 Adelaide Festival Award for Children's Literature. To read up on Marianne's exploits, check out www.mariannemusgrove.com.au CHERYL ORSINI is gaining a reputation as an outstanding Australian children's book illustrator. Her books include Natalie Jane Prior's THE DOLLS series and MINNIE PEARL AND THE UNDERSEA BAZAAR, titles in the Aussie Chomps series and Macquarie's MY FIRST 350 WORDS. Her illustrations are also sought after by Australian magazines including GARDENING AUSTRALIA and VOGUE KIDS. Cheryl lives in Coogee with her family.