A Dress with Pockets

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A funny and frock-filled story for modern children who might want sequins and sparkles on their dresses—but also want pockets!

Lucy and Aunt Augusta are dress shopping. And, at the Fabulous Fashion Store, there are dresses to suit just about everyone. There are fancy dresses, frilly dresses, stripy dresses, silly dresses, sundresses, fun dresses, blue dresses, green… But Lucy doesn't care about frills or lace. She wants a dress WITH POCKETS. And as she wades through the swishy dresses, witchy dresses, very, very itchy dresses, she starts to worry about where she's going to put her leaves, and nettles, and delicate petals, her magical spells and beautiful shells. The hunt is on: will Lucy find the dress of her dreams? 

Lily Murray grew up in the wilds of snowy nowhere, spending much of her time making up stories. She has continued to do this in her adult life, and now writes both fiction and nonfiction books for children. Her titles include big books about dinosaurs, rhyming books about dinosaurs, and stories about escapee hot dogs. 

Jenny Løvlie grew up in Northern Norway on Ekkerøy, a tiny peninsula sticking out into the Barents Sea, where she was the first child to be born in twelve years. She moved to London to study illustration & animation at Kingston University and now lives in Cardiff. She won the Waterstones Children’s book prize for Best Illustrated Book for The Girls, written by Lauren Ace 

"Good fun for reading aloud."—Booklist

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