Synopses & Reviews
Lily Laceby is nearly 90 and lives in a remote cottage with her dog, Butch Aggie. One wild winter night she drifts off to sleep. As she dreams peacefully of bygone days, Butch Aggie stirs, hackles raised, hearing strange noises. Who could be out on such a night? But Lily opens the door to a lovely surprise. A delightfully suspenseful story that children will enjoy again and again.
As elderly Lily Laceby dozes by the fire, her dog, Butch Aggie, becomes alarmed by strange noises outside. Finally awakened by Butch Aggieand#8217;s growls and barks, Lily finds a lovely surprise waiting for her. and#8220;The language, pacing, tension, and sparks of excitement are absolutely at one with the artwork.and#8221;--The Horn Book
About the Author
MEM FOX is the author of many acclaimed books, including Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes,andnbsp;Possum Magic, Koala Lou, Time for Bed, and, for adults, Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever. She lives in Adelaide, Australia.