Synopses & Reviews
andlt;b andgt;Feisty Lulu sets out to earn some cash in this illustrated chapter book from childrenand#8217;s book legends Judith Viorst and Lane Smith.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;The stubbornly hilarious Lulu has decided itand#8217;s time to buckle down and earn some cash. How else can she save up enough money to buy the very special thing that she is ALWAYS and FOREVER going to want? After some failed attempts at lucrative gigs (baking cookies, spying, reading to old people), dog walking seems like a sensible choice. But Brutus, Pookie, and Cordelia are not interested in making the job easy, and the infuriatingly helpful neighborhood goody-goody, Fleischman, has Lulu at the end of her rope. And with three wild dogs at the other end, Luluand#8217;s patience is severely tested. Will she ever make a friendand#8212;or the money she needs?andlt;BRandgt;In this standalone sequel to andlt;iandgt;Lulu and the Brontosaurusandlt;/iandgt;, industry legends Judith Viorst and Lane Smith once again prove that even the loudest, rudest, and most obstinate of girls can win us over.
About the Author
andlt;bandgt;Judith Viorst andlt;/bandgt;was born and brought up in New Jersey and has lived in Washington, D.C., 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 three musicals. She is best known for her beloved picture book, andlt;iandgt;Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Dayandlt;/iandgt;. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;andnbsp;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;/bandgt;andlt;bandgt;Lane Smithandlt;/bandgt; is the author-illustrator of andlt;iandgt;Grandpa Green andlt;/iandgt;and the illustrator of andlt;iandgt;The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Talesandlt;/iandgt;, both Caldecott Honor winners. Several of his books, including andlt;iandgt;Itand#8217;s a Book andlt;/iandgt;and andlt;iandgt;John, Paul, George andamp; Benandlt;/iandgt;, have been andlt;iandgt;New York Times andlt;/iandgt;bestsellers. He lives with book designer Molly Leach in rural Connecticut, and can be visited at LaneSmithBooks.com.