The Isabelle Stories: Izzy & Belle

Jane Godwin

Six-year-old Isabelle doesn’t have any brothers or sisters. But she does have her dad, her cat Steve, her friend Harry B, and her baby cousin, Bibi, who she’s very good at looking after. And then along comes Isobel, a new girl at school. They have the same name, but will they be friends?

Four gentle stories in one volume, all about Isabelle and her world, its trials and triumphs, its small moments and big dramas: friends, family, school life and growing up, from Jane Godwin, one of Australia’s respected writers for children, and with delightful illustrations by Robin Cowcher.

From master storyteller Jane Godwin, a heartwarming new junior fiction series about an observant, thoughtful six-year-old girl named Isabelle, and about all the big and little things that matter when you’re growing up and finding your place in the wide world.

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Jane Godwin

Jane Godwin is the highly acclaimed and internationally published author of many books for children and young people, across all styles and ages. Children’s Publisher at Penguin Books Australia for many years, Jane was the co-creator with Davina Bell of the Our Australian Girl series of quality historical fiction for middle-grade readers. Jane’s books include her novels Falling From Grace, As Happy as Here (a Children’s Book Council of Australia Notable Book) and When Rain Turns to Snow (shortlisted for the Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year for Older Readers and the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards for Young Adult Literature).

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