Tilly the Trickster

Tilly the Trickster Cover

Tilly the Trickster

By Molly Shannon; Ard Hoyt (Illustrator)

Abrams Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9781419700309, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2011


Molly Shannon has created numerous unforgettable characters on Saturday Night Live and in movies such as Superstar and Never Been Kissed and now introduces young readers to her latest hilarious creation, Tilly the Trickster. Tilly is a mischievous girl who loves nothing more than causing a little trouble. From leaking cups to toothpaste-flavored cookies, Tilly has a trick for everyone: her mom, dad, brother, classmates, and even her teacher. But when the tables are turned and her family does some scheming of its own, will Tilly decide to change her trickster ways?

Molly Shannon and bestselling illustrator Ard Hoyt have crafted an exuberant and riotous story that is guaranteed to tickle the funny bones of readers and have them asking for more Tilly
Praise for Tilly the Trickster
Hoyt's artwork is a delightful throwback to the Little Rascals world. Good mean fun. Kirkus Reviews

About the Author
Molly Shannon is an actress best known for her work on "Saturday Night Live" as well as in numerous films, including "Superstar," "Never Been Kissed," and "How the Grinch Stole Christmas." Her talents extend beyond comedy she recently had a starring role in the hit Broadway show "Promises, Promises." "Tilly the Trickster" is her first book. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and their two children. Ard Hoyt is the illustrator of many bestselling children s books, including "I m a Manatee," by John Lithgow. He lives in Bentonville, Arkansas, with his family."