Mending Lucille is a precious and insightful picture book about one girl's loss of her mother.
It charts the process of grief and healing through the young girl's attachment to a broken doll, Lucille. One day, she and her father meet Chirssie, a kind waitress who mends the doll. But will she also be able to help them overcome their grief?
A picture book with stunning and evocative illustrations, which deals with the theme of grief and loss in a very sensitive way.
Jennifer Poulter: is the author of several books, a book/film reviewer and poet. A reference librarian and personal assistant in the School of Journalism at the University of Queensland, Jennifer has also worked as a full time book reviewer for the Queensland Education Department.
Sarah Davis: taught English, Art and Art History in secondary schools for several years before beginning freelancing illustrating in 2005. Mending Lucille is her first picture book.
Hachette Children's Books
Author: Jennifer Poulter
Illustrated: Sarah Davis