Lilly Babysits her Brother

by Brenda Bellingham

illustrated by Clarke MacDonald

Lilly babysits her hyper-allergic brother and gets to use her mom's smartphone!

Lilly is finally old enough to babysit her brother Mac for the day, and she's thrilled because she gets to use her mom's smartphone! It's gearing up to be an exciting day -- until the hyper-allergic Mac discovers a dead bird. Lilly has to do her best to keep Mac safe and happy without ruffling anyone's feathers.

About the Authors

BRENDA BELLINGHAM was born in Liverpool, England and now lives in Sherwood Park, Alberta. Her numerous childrens books include many Canadian Children's Centre Best Books for Kids & Teens selections.

CLARKE MacDONALD is an illustrator and graphic designer in Halifax, Nova Scotia.


"This is a cute story about Lilly and how she cares for her brother. It involves problem solving, responsibility, and love. It is a relatively easy read, not too long for a reluctant reader but involved enough to keep interest. I would recommend this as a good early reader book."
Sandra Knabe, Teacher
"this early chapter book fills the requisite for young readers moving from picture books to novels. The 49 pages have plenty of white space, the chapters are short with full page black and white drawings for every chapter, and a simple plot line will help young readers with the transition."
Louise Sidley, Resource Links
"I was really pleased to read this pleasant little book. There was a charming relationship described here by Brenda Bellingham. She captured a very nice relationship between Lilly and Mac through the play time and help they provided one another." Highly Recommended 4/4 stars
John Dryden, CM: Canadian Review of Materials

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