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Cheeky and heartwarming in equal measure, the continuing adventures of Lucy van Loon will have you falling off your seat with laughter!

Cheeky and heartwarming in equal measure, the continuing adventures of Lucy van Loon will have you falling off your seat with laughter!

When Lucy accidentally scratches Dad's brand new car, one small mistake turns into an enormous fib involving Lucy's best friend, Harriet, Lucy's worst enemy, Jacinta, a telepathic camel and a guinea pig with an escape plan. Is it time for Lucy the Lie Detector to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth? Just like in Lucy the Good, you'll be snorting with laughter as you read about the irrepressible, the outrageous, the one and only . . . Lucy van Loon!

Reviews

Lucy the Lie Detector is a fantastic book, I am giving a ten out of ten! This book is very exciting and makes your heart beat really fast.

Annabel, age 8, Random House Book Buddies

This sequel to Lucy the Good. . . cements South Australian author Marianne Musgrove's place as a talented writer of intelligent, light-hearted fiction for girls . . . The main attraction is Lucy herself. A headstrong and stubborn rule-bender, she struggles with making the right choices and often learns the consequences of her actions the hard way. But for all her flaws, Lucy is a remarkably likeable and relatable protagonist - a testament to Musgrove's skills in creating strong, interesting characters, of which there are many in this book. This is a thoughtful and engaging illustrated read for girls seven years and over.

Meredith Tate, Australian Bookseller + Publisher

This is a warm, entertaining story, which makes its point without moralising, but which offers many useful opportunities for young children to consider their choices. It is very insightful as a way to examine 'values' in childrens' day-to-day behaviours and life choices.

Russ Merrin, Magpies

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781741664553

    July 1, 2010

    Random House Australia Children's

    176 pages

    RRP $14.99

    Online retailers

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    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9781742740126

    July 1, 2010

    Random House Australia

    176 pages

    Online retailers

    • iBooks
    • Amazon Kindle
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    • eBooks
    • Google Play
    • Kobo
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Also by Marianne Musgrove

The Beginner's Guide to Revenge
Don't Breathe A Word
Lucy The Good
The Worry Tree

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