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Lulu's Mysterious Mission


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This irresistible illustrated chapter book starring Judith Viorstand#8217;s Lulu is full of hilarious hijinks, delightful twists, and a top-secret mission!andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;Eeny meeny miney mo,andlt;/Iandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;That babysitterand#8217;s got to go.andlt;/Iandgt;andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Lulu has put her tantrum-throwing days behind her. That is, until her parents announce that they are going on vacationand#8212;WITHOUT LULU. Not only that, but they are leaving her with the formidable Ms. Sonia Sofia Solinsky, who says hello by bellowing, and#8220;The Eagle has landed,and#8221; and smiles at you with the kind of smile that an alligator might give you before eating you for dinner.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;The second her parents are out of the house, Lulu tries out several elaborate schemes to bring them straight back. But just when she seems to finally be making some headway, her babysitter reveals an astonishing secretand#8230;one that has Lulu crossing her fingers that her parents will go on vacation andlt;Iandgt;all the timeandlt;/Iandgt;and#8212;without her!

About the Author

Judith Viorst was born and brought up in New Jersey, graduated from Rutgers University, moved to Greenwich Village, and has lived in Washington, DC, since 1960, when she married Milton Viorst, a political writer. They have three sons and seven grandchildren. Viorst writes in many different areas: science books, childrenand#8217;s picture books, adult fiction and nonfiction, poetry for children and adults, and musicals, which are still performed on stages around the country. She is best known for her beloved picture book andlt;iandgt;Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Dayandlt;/iandgt;.Kevin Cornelland#8217;s secret spy headquarters are located in Philadelphia. He has successfully accomplished several thrilling missions, including illustrating andlt;iandgt;Mustache!andlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Count The Monkeysandlt;/iandgt; by Mac Barnett, andlt;iandgt;The Chicken Squadandlt;/iandgt; by Doreen Cronin, and andlt;iandgt;Luluand#8217;s Mysterious Missionandlt;/iandgt; by Judith Viorst. Leave a coded message for him at!

Product Details

Viorst, Judith
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Cornell, Kevin
hijink; top-secret; secret spy; babysitter; terrible babysitter; home alone; brontosaurus; secret plan; tricks of the trade; terrible, horrible; no good, very bad; Alexander
Children s-Imagination and Play
Edition Description:
Publication Date:
Grade Level:
from 1 up to 5
f-c cvr (fx: spot UV)+ 2C int. ill; digi
228.6 x 133.35 mm
Age Level:
from 6 up to 10

Related Subjects

Children's » Humor
Children's » Imagination and Play
Children's » Reference » Careers

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