What Zola Did on Thursday

Melina Marchetta; Deb Hudson (Illustrator)

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From the author of Looking for Alibrandi comes this gorgeous series to engage and entertain newly independent young readers.

A wonderful children's series celebrating community, sustainability, diversity and family from the bestselling author of Looking for Alibrandi. Fun, heartwarming stories full of mischief, humour and feeling, sure to charm and engage newly independent young readers.

Zola loves living on Boomerang Street with her mum and her nonna. Every day of the week is an adventure. But Zola has a problem. No matter how much she tries, she can't keep out of trouble. Like on Thursday, when she and the gang form a band and upset their cranky neighbour, Mr Walton . . .

Collect all seven stories in the series - one for every day of the week!

'Highly recommended . . . Full of humour and brimming with the close ties of family, and . . . community, children will love reading of Zola and her life.' Fran Knight

'I don't know about you but I am getting incredibly fond of Zola and her neighbourhood. This little series is just truly delightful and I know that little readers must love being able to make connections with their own family, friends, schools and communities . . . Your newly independent readers both boys and girls will just adore these stories and they would make fabulous read-alouds for either classroom teachers or teacher-librarians paired with some activities and action plans. Highly recommended for little readers from around six years upwards.' Sue Warren

ISBN: 9781760895181
Publication Date: 02-Feb-2021
Publisher: Penguin Random House