Polly Pecorino – The Girl Who Rescues Animals
Written and illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark
“Some people can pass a fly drowning in a puddle or a beetle battling for its life on the surface of a swimming pool, and some can’t. The ones that can’t are rescuers.”
Are you a rescuer? Polly Pecorino the girl who rescues animals sure is, and she can talk to animals too! This charming novel follows Polly’s story as she cares for animals at the Happy Days Zoo. But it’s not all happy days for Polly. She is faced with the challenge of returning Booboo the bear cub to his family after he was stolen by the evil zoo owners.
Written and illustrated by the award-winning Emma Chichester Clark, this story explores themes of adventure, kindness and knowing right from wrong. This novel is perfect for children 9-14 years old and is bound to capture their imaginations, as they join Polly on her quest to stand up to the devious zoo owners and rescue her animal friends.
Here’s what others have to say…
“A skilfully suspenseful story with all the charm of Chichester Clark’s picture books.” – The Daily Telegraph
“[G]o down to the woods for a gentle bear story… This divinely illustrated book begs to become a series… Expect growls of approval.” – The Times, Children’s Book of the Week
“Full of enchanting illustrations, this is a lovely story of a kindly girl and a lost bear.” – The Week Junior
“A perfect book. Booboo is now one of my favourite bears, sitting right alongside Paddington and Winnie the Pooh. This story has lots and lots of heart.” – Carlie Sorosiak, author of I, Cosmo