There’s Something Weird About Lena

Written by Sigi Cohen,
illustrated by James Foley.
Published by Walker Books Australia, Oct 7 2020

ISBN: 9781760651503 (hardback)

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The award-winning picture book duo behind My Dead Bunny is back with another hilarious rhyming tale.

On my first day back at school
I met a girl called Lena.

Every time she acted mean
she laughed like a hyena.

There’s something a little odd, a little weird about Lena. Could she be hiding a scary secret behind her schoolyard pranks and beastly laugh? It may take a committed band of courageous classmates to uncover the hideous truth.

NB: recommended for older readers.


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Reviews

“with intricate digital illustrations to pore over, kids will laugh uproariously as the story unfolds. Highly recommended.” – Fran Knight, ReadPlus

“Cohen’s verse is spirited and spooky enough to keep young readers guessing. Foley’s monochromatic illustrations create the perfect atmosphere for comedy that both scares and thrills.” – Dimity Powell, Dim’s Write Stuff

“bursts with anarchic humour … James Foley’s illustrations perfectly harmonise with the vibrant text.” – Kids’ Book Review

Praise for My Dead Bunny:

“… creepy, disgusting and absolutely hilarious.” – My Best Friends Are Books

“If you or your little one are tired of reading about cute creatures rendered in pastel hues then this picture book is the very antithesis of such wholesome goodness … James Foley’s pictures are suitably creepy.” – Bookseller+Publisher

“Be careful as you’ll die laughing reading this one … clever, witty and hilarious by the shovel full.” Georgie Donahey, Creative Kids Tales


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