Publisher : Penguin; 1st edition (30 March 2021)
Mass Market Paperback : 96 pages
ISBN-10 : 1760895024
ISBN-13 : 978-1760895020
Reading age : 5 - 8 years
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, friendship and kindness from the bestselling author of Looking for Alibrandi. Fun, heartwarming stories full of mischief and humour, 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 Friday, when she and Alessandro decide to paint Nonno Nino's little yellow boat . . . Collect all seven stories in the series. One for every day of the week!
'A charming series that will enchant all who read it.' The Book Muse '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
'Bursting with warmth, family love, troublesome dogs, and growing things . . . perfect for beginning readers . . . Zola is such a delightful, thoughtful, and slightly mischievous character.' Aussie Kids Books
'There is a rich diversity in families with single parents, same-sex parents, multi-generational families and different cultures . . . Perfect for newly independent readers or for class or home read-alouds, I highly recommend this for little humans from around 6 years upwards.' Sue Warren
A beautiful big family, cousins living in the house behind you, a hole in the fence for you to climb through and play. A beautiful street, a community of people you love . . . a neglected garden that everyone has forgotten . . . a beautiful junior novel about family and community. . . It truly does warm your heart as you read it . . . It's absolutely stunning!' Kids Book Review 'Early readers aged 5-7 are very fortunate to now have a Melina Marchetta story just for them.' Angela Crocombe, Books + Publishing