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The Resource Lenny's Book of Everything

Lenny's Book of Everything

Label
Lenny's Book of Everything
Title
Lenny's Book of Everything
Statement of responsibility
Karen Foxlee
Title variation
Lennys book of everything
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lenny, small and sharp, has a younger brother Davey who won't stop growing - and at seven is as tall as a man. Raised by their mother, they have food and a roof over their heads, but not much else.The bright spot every week is the arrival of the latest issue of the Burrell's Build-It-at-Home Encyclopedia. Through the encyclopedia, Lenny and Davey experience the wonders of the world - beetles, birds, quasars, quartz - and dream about a life of freedom and adventure. But as Davey's health deteriorates, Lenny realises that some wonders can't be named.A big-hearted novel about loving and letting go by an award-winning author
Summary
The older sister of a boy who is bullied for his rare gigantism harbors ambitions to study insects while her brother dreams of running away and living in a remote cabin, until the dangerous progression of his disease challenges their richly imagined escape worlds.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Award
  • Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2018
  • Children's Book Council of Australia: Notable Australian Children's Book, 2019.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10730026
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Foxlee, Karen
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
640
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Children's Fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Lenny's Book of Everything
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:AAU_549273
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781760637958
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Lenny's Book of Everything
Control code
BORROWBOX:AAU_549273
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781760637958
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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