Lily the elf has a brand-new elf flute.
Lily wants to play her new silver elf flute at the Grand Elf Concert. But she can only make horrible whiffling sounds with it. Will she get to play at the concert?
Anna Branford was born in the Isle of Man and spent her early childhood in Sudan and Papua New Guinea before moving to Australia. Creative writing was her favourite subject at school and she wrote stories in all these different countries. Anna is a doll maker and a sociology lecturer at Victoria University. Violet Mackerel's Brilliant Plot was her first published work for Walker Books Australia and was Honour Book in the 2011 Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year Awards, Younger Readers category. In 2013, Violet Mackerel’s Personal Space won the Young Readers/Picture Book Award category of the Australian Family Therapists’ Award and was short-listed for the 2013 Children’s Peace Literature Awards. Violet Mackerel’s Possible Friend was short-listed for the 2014 CBCA Book of the Year Awards, Younger Readers category.
Lisa Coutts is an illustrator based in Melbourne, Australia. She has studied graphic design and her illustrations have graced books, greeting cards, magazines, festivals, posters, packages and even tea cups. Lisa exhibits her work at various galleries and serves on the committee of Illustrators Australia. The Lily the Elf series are her first illustrated novels with Walker Books Australia.
Two more gentle little stories about Lily, the little elf who is much beloved by her father and granny both of whom love and protect her while at the same time trying to give her the confidence to make her way through life with grace and honesty.
These beautifully illustrated books, perfectly match the warm, can-do tales and will perfectly suit younger readers who are leaping into reading their first chapter books
This large print, light little paperback, written in simple text is a perfect start to chapter books and series for 4-8 year old girls.
Creative Kids Tales
Black and white illustrations on most spreads, simple sentence structures and large font make these titles suitable for emergent readers, but accessibility has not compromised the story quality.