Friday, 6 December 2019

Booky Advent Calendar Day 6: "Lucy Makes a Wish" by Anne Booth and Sophy Williams (OUP / Oxford Children's Books)

A fab series gets you ready for christmas in the most charming and delightful way, as Anne Booth's "Lucy Makes a Wish" with fabulous illustrations from Sophy Williams sees a plucky little pup embark on a special festive adventure.

When Boots the puppy bounces into Lucy's life, fun and friendship are never far behind.

Boots is waiting for his forever home, and until he finds one Lucy is determined to give him the best Christmas ever, taking him out and about and giving him all the love he's missed.

But they're going to need the help of all the friends they have made when Boots slips his lead and gets lost. Will Boots find a way home? 

Lucy needs to make a wish. . .

This warm and festive story is an ideal present for a child to read during the festive season. Animal-lovers everywhere will delight in Sophy WIlliams's gorgeous illustrations and the simple language and short chapters are perfect for developing readers or to be read aloud. 

Fans of Anne Booth's previous titles in this series, Lucy's Secret Reindeer, Lucy's Magic Snow Globe, Lucy's Winter Rescue, Lucy's Magical Surprise, and Lucy's Search for Little Star won't be able to resist this latest Lucy story!

Superb and just the ticket for those cold winter nights curled up with your own pups in your lap!

"Lucy Makes a Wish" by Anne Booth and Sophy Williams is out now, published by OUP / Oxford Children's Books (kindly supplied for review).