Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 6 to 9
- Grade: 2 to 5
- Reading age: 6 to 9
The school board has closed Lilly's school for one afternoon a week. When Theresa's babysitter takes Theresa and Lilly to the mall, the girls end up playing with snakes in a pet store. Lilly loves the snakes and wants the pet store owner to come to her school and teach the kids in her class about them, but her teacher says there is no time for such visits.
About the authors
a été travailleuse sociale, enseignante et maman avant de se consacrer à
son métier d'auteure à plein temps. Brenda a écrit de nombreux livres pour
enfants dont Les dragons ne lisent pas de livres, avec Paul et
Lili, Storm Child, et sept livres dans la série Lilly.
Elle vit à Victoria, en Colombie-Britannique.
Brenda Bellingham is a mother and former school teacher who rediscovered writing in her late forties. Her numerous children's books include Storm Child, a Canadian Children's Centre Our Choice selection, and several titles in the Lilly series. Brenda lives in Victoria, B.C.
CLARKE MACDONALD is an illustrator and graphic designer in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
- Winner, Best Books for Kids & Teens - Canadian Children's Book Centre
Lilly and the Snakes (First Novels)Lilly loves the snakes in the pet store and wants the owner to visit her school and teach the students about them. When her teacher says there isn’t time, Lilly discovers there’s plenty to learn outside of school. Includes illustrations.
Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. 2008.