Monday, September 12, 2011

Lucy and the Green Man by Linda Newbery - OPTIONAL

Newbery, Linda.  Lucy and the Green Man.  $16.99  Random House, 2010.  YOUNG READER.  224 pgs.  Content, G.  Lucy loves to help her grandpa in the garden, and they believe that there is a little green man, called a Lob, that helps with the garden work, even though no one else can see him.  When her grandpa suddenly dies she feels lost, and she starts looking for the little green man in her city.  The book follows the Lobs journey to the city.  When Lucy’s parents finally get a garden spot in the city she befriends the man who works the garden over from hers and together they share a friendship with the Lob. Neat illustrations.  EL-OPTIONAL.  Reviewer, C. Peterson.

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