About the Book
Lucy is splashing home from school on a rainy day when she notices a book in the gutter. When she picks it up, she discovers that it’s a library book. Lucy loves the library. She decides to take the book back to the library, but it’s too cold and rainy to do it now. Lucy will have to get some dry clothes and wait until the rain stops to take the book back to its home.
At home, Lucy’s curiosity takes hold. She decides to see what’s inside this book that she rescued. Called Discovering Australia, it’s full of amazing facts and beautiful images. Using her imagination, Lucy’s transported on an amazing adventure through the mysterious Land Down Under.
Through her adventure, Lucy reminds young readers that they can explore all the wonders of the world, right in the comfort of their favorite chairs. Join Lucy, and show your children how fun reading can be.
About the Author
Nicole Leitz Garcia knew she wanted to write books ever since she learned to read. The desire to write and share her love of reading with children was ignited when she participated in the Teach for America program in Phoenix in 2006 and taught four incredible groups of second graders.
Dana Kagawa , chief creator of moxie3innovations, a design, printing, and value added company, always embraced her passion for art. A fine art major from California Lutheran University, Dana draws much of her inspiration and energy from her homegrown roots in Hawaii.