Mimi and Lulu

Three Sweet Stories, One Forever Friendship

By Charise Mericle Harper; Charise Mericle Harper (Illustrator)
(Balzer + Bray, Hardcover, 9780061755835, 40pp.)

Publication Date: September 2009

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Selected by Indie Booksellers for the Autumn 2009 Kids' Indie Next List
“Mimi and Lulu are the best of friends. They share a love of sugary cupcakes, beautiful princesses, and fluffy stuffed elephants. Told through three stories, Mimi and Lulu is a sweet, simple book, perfect for your young princess.”
-- Megan Graves, Hooray for Books!, Alexandria, VA


Mimi and Lulu love yummy cupcakes, princesses, pink elephants, and surprises. But most of all, they love being together.

Charise Mericle Harper has created a funny and tender portrait of a friendship that will be easy to recognize and impossible to resist. Through three stories, readers get a window into Mimi and Lulu′s funny and sweet friendship.

Ages: 3 - 6

About the Author

Charise Mericle Harper has written and illustrated lots of fun books for children. If you were to make a list of these books, you could include Fashion Kitty, the Just Grace books, and Itsy Bitsy, the Smart Spider. Charise learned all about being a friend from her first-ever best friend, a girl named Colleen. This was a long time ago, back before cell phones or laptop computers were even invented. She has been practicing her friendship skills ever since. She is pretty good at them now.

Charise lives in Westchester County, New York, with her family.

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