Out on 31 March 2022

A Dress with Pockets

Lily Murray

Illustrated by Jenny Lovlie
Baby and toddler
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31 March 2022
9781529047851
32 pages
Synopsis

A funny and frock-filled story for modern children who don't just want sequins and sparkles on their dresses, from rising star Lily Murray and Waterstones Prize-winning illustrator, Jenny Lovlie.

Lucy and Aunt Augusta are dress shopping. And, at the Fabulous Fashion Store, there are dresses to suit just about everyone. There are fancy dresses, frilly dresses, stripy dresses, silly dresses, sun dresses, fun dresses, blue dresses, green… But Lucy doesn't care about frills or lace. She wants a dress WITH POCKETS. And as she wades through the titchy dresses, witchy dresses, very, very itchy dresses, she starts to worry about where she's going to put her leaves, and nettles, and delicate petals, her magical spells and beautiful shells . . . The hunt is on: will Lucy find the dress of her dreams?

A Dress with Pockets is a lighthearted story with a subtle feminist undertone that celebrates the joy of pockets how they can unleash the inquisitive, adventurous spirit of all young children.