Milly-Molly-Mandy and Billy Blunt
Joyce Lankester BrisleyAges 3-5
Milly-Molly-Mandy lives in a tiny village in the heart of the countryside, where life is full of everyday adventures! Join the little girl in the candy-striped dress as she goes excavating with Billy Blunt, learns to ride a horse and cooks her very own toffee – whatever Milly-Molly-Mandy and her friends are up to, you're sure to have fun when they're around.
Milly-Molly-Mandy and Billy Blunt contains seven short stories that are wonderful to read aloud and are the perfect way to introduce younger readers to the enduringly popular heroine, not forgetting her friends little-friend-Susan and Billy Blunt!
This sixth and final book in Joyce Lankester Brisley's Milly-Molly-Mandy series, which have charmed generations of children since their first publication in 1928, brings the characters to life with the authors original, iconic black and white illustrations.
each story is a miniature masterpiece, as clear, warm and precise as the illustrations by the author that accompanied them, crafted by a mind that understood the importance of comfort reading
Lucy Mangan, Guardian
The nostalgic charm, gentleness and simplicity of the Milly-Molly-Mandy stories have stood the test of time and a new generation cannot help but fall in love with the spirit of adventure and the warm evocation of family life that are so central to this ordinary little girl’s life. Perfect for reading aloud, these thirteen stories will bring back happy memories for parents and grandparents, and introduce younger readers to a very ordinary but very special little girl!
Pam Norfolk, The Lancashire Post
The Milly-Molly-Mandy books are gorgeous, gentle things, and in a world where that sort of thing seems somewhat hard to find, they shine. They really, really do.
Daisy Johnson, didyoueverstoptothink.com