Lilly’s Special Gift

by Brenda Bellingham

illustrated by Clarke MacDonald

When Lilly gives her best friend a braclet, her best wishes for her friend become a nightmare of rumours.
Lilly would like to buy her friend Minna a very special birthday present from a jewellery store. It's price is $1000! When Lilly and her mother go to the farmers' market they see a similar bracelet at an affordable price and Lilly gives it to Minna at her birthday party. Their friend Theresa then starts a rumour that Lilly stole the expensive bracelet and Minna is very upset and won't talk to Lilly. The bracelet that she hoped Minna would wear at her piano recitals has broken up their friendship.
In this new book about Lilly and her friends, Lilly's best wishes for her friend become a nightmare of rumours.

About the Authors

Brenda Bellingham

BRENDA BELLINGHAM was born in Liverpool, England and now lives in Sherwood Park, Alberta. A mother and former school teacher, she rediscovered writing in her late forties and went on to become the President, Past President, and Program Director for the Canadian Author's Association Edmonton Branch. She has also taught evening classes in writing for children. Her numerous children's books include Storm Child a Canadian Children's Centre Our Choice selection and seven titles in the Lilly series.

Clarke MacDonald

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

Awards

Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Starred Selection
2006

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