2015 New York Book Festival: Children's Book Honorable Mention
2015 Dragonfly Book Awards: Chapter Book Honorable Mention
Story Monster Approved
Luke and Lucy parents threatens to sell their golden retriever, Pistachio, since they don‛t take care of her as they promised. As soon as their parents‛ car is out of sight, Luke, Lucy and Pistachio go into the garage. Luke begins painting big white letters on a piece of dark cardboard: Parents for Sale. Watching her brother, Lucy grows impatient and stomps, saying, “Hurry up! Replace the sign as soon as possible. Otherwise, one of our neighbors will buy Pistachio.”
Three families come to buy, trade, or rent their parents without success. As soon as the twins sell their parents to the fairy orphan, she transforms into a witch who wishes to eat them in a stew. How will the twins save their parents?
La version française de ce livre sera publiée en 2015 par Boomerang éditeur jeunesse.