Nobody wants to play with Lucy on her first day in school. So her teacher gives her some chalks and Lucy begins to draw animals on the playground. She doesn't notice Zack and Ibrahim sitting at opposite ends of a nearby bench, watching her. As the three stories progress, Lucy, Zack and Ibrahim overcome the awkwardness of being alone at a new school, and become the best of friends, drawing together.
Walker Stories support beginner readers making the transition from picture books in an engaging, entertaining and accessible way. Each title features three highly-illustrated, individual short stories linked by one character, so readers can build familiarity and confidence.
An American of Cajun descent, Mimi Thebo works as a lecturer at Bath Spa University, and is the author of several adult books. Mimi lives with her family aboard the Crinkly Starfish, a narrow boat on the River Avon. Jess Meserve is a designer and has recently started illustrating children's books. She lives in Canada.