About the Author
Lucy Fleming lives and works in a small town in England with an animator and a black cat. She has been an avid doodler and bookworm since early childhood, drawing every day, bringing characters and stories to life. She never dreamed that illustrating would be her job! When not at her desk, Lucy loves to be outdoors in the sunshine with a cup of hot tea doodling, of course.
Table of Contents
Lots of sparkle Birthday plans Olive loses it One thing at a time Bobby's beautiful baubles Molly's secret store That poor guy Molly tells the truth Olive tells the truth too A better plan Lost and found Molly turns ten.
multicultural main characters (one white, one African-American) from different geographic areas (Iowa, NYC) and family structures (two-parent & one-child, one-parent & two-children) appeal to broad range of readers; follows trend of friendship chapter books for elementary school kids; 1st-person narration alternates from chapter to chapter between Molly and Olive for a greater understanding of their characters