Lucy Invents a Candle Blower

Lucy Invents a Candle Blower

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"It can't be!" Mum grabbed her head with both hands. What they saw was more than awful. Amy's mother's sprayed hair was standing up, just like gone with the wind, there were blobs of whipped cream on the guests' faces and you could hardly see the twins. There was even something hanging on the ceiling lamp. The candles were gone from the cake. One of them was on Granny's head and another one had got stuck in the curtains. It was an awful mess. Luckily Andy managed to unplug the vacuum cleaner before the table was completely empty. Everyone was completely silent for a very long time and Lucy closed her eyes. "I'm not here," she mumbled to herself. "I don't even exist." The birthday party turned out to be quite short this time but some of Lucy's wishes did come true after all. She got an umbrella and a ballerina costume, a couple of dolls and quite a few new DVDs with cartoons. "If you really want something this much, you have to get at least a couple of things," Mum figured. Dad would recall this day quite a few times in the future; every time describing how Aunt Christy's hair were gone with the wind, how there was a single cake candle on Granny's head and how he could eat cake with a spoon straight off Grandpa's bald head...
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Product details

  • 6-8
  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 3.56mm | 136.08g
  • United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 1508617821
  • 9781508617822

About Heiki Vilep

Heiki Vilep (1960) was born in Tartu, Estonia. His first children's books, as "The Monsters of the Closet Door," "Lucy," "The Sounds of Silence" became quickly popular in Estonia and won a variety of awards. Heiki Vilep is an author who has had considerable influence over development of Estonian children's literature scene. Children's literature experts predict that Heiki Vilep will become one of the Estonia's children's literature classic authors. Member of Estonian Writers' Union, Estonian Literary Society, Estonian Authors' Society, Estonian Parents Union. Books in English: "The Monsters of the Closet Door," "Sandman's Stories," "The Sounds of Silence," "Lucy," "Lucy In A Sand Hole," "Lucy Invents A Candle Blower," "Lucy and Madhouse Canteen."
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