When Lily accidentally mixes up a string of wild and wonderful beauty products from the mysterious plants in her neighbour's garden, she thinks she's found the perfect way to save the salon - and get her best friend back. But are her inventions as beautiful as she thinks? And when things start turning ... ugly ... can Lily find the real 'secret ingredient' that will save the salon, seal her friendships, and win the school science competition?
Beautifully written and full of warmth, this captivating middle-grade novel explores family, friendship and the true meaning of beauty.
- Shortlisted for the 2020 ABDA Best Designed Children's Fiction and the 2020 Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year
Audience: Children / Juvenile
Number of Pages: 288
Publication Date: 1 Aug 2019
Publisher: Hardie Grant Children's Publishing
Publication City, Country: Australia
Dimensions (cm): 19.8(H) x 12.8(L)
Author BiographyLisa Siberry is a freelance writer and content producer who spent many years working at the ABC. She lives in Sydney with her husband and two children. Her debut middle-grade novel, The Brilliant Ideas of Lily Green, won the 2017 Ampersand Prize, the premier award for debut authors in Australia and New Zealand. Like Lily Green, she made lots of things when she was a kid, including a very dreadful squashed-jasmine-flower perfume.