Parents' Guide to

Lulu Series

By Carrie Kingsley, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Delightful adventures of young girl caring for animals.

Book Hilary McKay Animals 2014
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age 5+

Based on 1 parent review

age 5+

Great for kids who love animals!

I have a four year old and a six year old who I read to before bed and these books are a hit with them. The stories are realistic, sweet, and full of animals. The main character sometimes gets in trouble for doing things lots of normal children do. Also, the books shows that having a pet can be lots of fun AND lots of work.

Is It Any Good?

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These stories will delight any animal lover. Lulu doesn’t always know what to do, but the adults are there to help her out with advice and support. When there are problems with the animals, her parents, extended family, teachers, and others are positive and kind, and never make Lulu feel like animals or her love of them are a burden. While it is never mentioned in the stories, the wonderful illustrations on every page show that Lulu and her family are black, as are some of the kids in her class. This incidental diversity is a fluid part of the story, fitting right in with all the other small details that make the Lulu series fun, warm, engaging books to read.

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