Lucy Rose

Big on Plans

By Katy Kelly; Adam Rex (Illustrator)
(Delacorte Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780385732048, 176pp.)

Publication Date: June 14, 2005

Other Editions of This Title: Compact Disc, Library Binding, Paperback

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Description

I’m Lucy Rose, and here’s the thing about this summer: I am big on fun and big on plans. I am desperate to make a lanyard keychain, and Jonique is feeling the same about potholders. Plus I have to get rid of 78 or more squirrels that are climbing all over Madam and Pop’s apricot tree and taking bites out of the puny fruits and flinging them to the ground which is maddening to Madam who wants to make them into jam. The apricots, not the squirrels. Plus I have to figure out what to do about the absolute pest who is named Ashley and is making Parks & Rec not so much fun. And even though I don’t want to think about it, I need to come up with a way to stop my parents’ separation from turning into a divorce.

Here is the thing about that: All these things are an extremely lot to get done in one summer.


Lucy Rose is back with big plans and big fun in an all-new book about—who else? Her!




About the Author

Katy Kelly is a senior editor at U.S. News & World Report. She lives in Washington, D.C., with her two daughters, husband, and dog.




Praise For Lucy Rose

"Spunky and precocious, this 8-year-old is much more than the sum of her antics."—Child Magazine

"Girls ready to graduate from Barbara Park's bestselling Junie B. Jones series . . . will welcome frank, funny Lucy Rose."—People

"This genuine girl and her amicable family provide another palindrome for Lucy [Rose's] collection. This book is 'top spot!' "—Booklist

"Wow! Readers are going to love that Lucy Rose . . . and want more. It's the perfect read after Junie B.!"
—Patricia Reilly Giff, author of the Kids of the Polk Street School books

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