Perfect for new readers: Read an extract from What Zola Did on Monday by Melina Marchetta

Perfect for new readers: Read an extract from What Zola Did on Monday by Melina Marchetta

Chapter 1

Zola Angelica lives with her mum and her Nonna Rosa. They live in a little house, in a little street, in a little suburb, in the middle of a big city. You’ve probably seen her house. It’s number twelve Boomerang Street.

It’s called Bella Rosa. During the summertime, the front garden is bursting with red, orange, yellow, white and blue flowers. Most days, kids on bikes, and dads with prams, and mums who jog, and the lady who delivers mail, stop to look and smell and touch and smile. 

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      Publisher details

      What Zola did on Monday
      Authors
      Deb Hudson, Melina Marchetta
      Publisher
      Penguin
      Genre
      Children’s Fiction
      Released
      02 June, 2020
      ISBN
      9781760895150

      Synopsis

      Zola loves living on Boomerang Street with her mum and her nonna. Every day of the week is an adventure. But Zola has a problem. No matter how much she tries, she can't keep out of trouble! Seven stories in the series - one for every day of the week. From the bestselling author of Looking for Alibrandi.
      Melina Marchetta
      About the author

      Melina Marchetta

      Melina Marchetta is a bestselling author in more than twenty countries and eighteen languages. She has published award-winning young adult, fantasy and crime fiction, including her acclaimed crime novel, Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil. Her much-loved Australian classic, Looking for Alibrandi, swept the pool of literary awards when it was published, and was also released as a film, adapted by Marchetta, winning an AFI Award and an Independent Film Award for best screenplay, as well as the New South Wales Premier’s Literary Award and the Film Critics Circle of Australia Award. The companion novel to Marchetta’s award-winning book Saving FrancescaThe Piper's Son, also received much acclaim in Australia and internationally, and in 2009 Marchetta won the prestigious Michael L. Printz Award from the American Library Association for Jellicoe Road. She lives in Sydney.

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