Lily loves reading, her head is constantly in a book and everybody calls her "Library Lily". Then one day she goes to the park and meets, Milly. Milly doesn't care for reading and would rather explore and find her own adventures. When these two very different girls come together, they each teach the other something important about the excitement a good book can give and the excitement you find in discovering your own adventures-as long as you have your best friend around!
Lily loves to read. She is fascinated by the stories in her books, and reads wherever she goesthrough summer, autumn, winter, and spring. But one day, Lily meets a girl who hates reading. Milly invites Lily to have adventures of her ownoutside the pages of a book. Together the two friends help each other discover the joy of both backyards and booksand find on the way that adventures are best with a friend along.
Gillian Shields is the author of several picture books,including When the World Is Ready for Bed(Bloomsbury USA), Puppy Love: The Story of Esme andSam, and The Perfect Bear (both Simon &Schuster). She has also written several novels for youngadults. Gillian lives in England. "
Francesca Chessa has illustrated numerous children's books,including The Mysterious Package (Bloomsbury USA),Holly's Red Boots, and Love-a-Duck (bothHoliday House). Francesca lives in Italy. To learn more,visit her website at www.francescachessa.it.
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