Busy Izzy and Newly Truly - The Big Surprise! written by Roxanne Kiely and illustrated by Jeesoo Kim, is a great new story book about the adventures of Busy Izzy, a vivacious and capable 12-year-old girl, and her newly-adopted puppy, "Newly Truly". As her friends know, "Busy Izzy always knew what to do." The story concerns our hero, Busy Izzy, becoming aware of the plight of the poor forgotten animals which pass through the S.P.C.A. (The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.,the worldwide organisation which, in Australia, has "Royal" in front of its name). While she is there, she meets a young puppy, and the two of them get along so well that Busy Izzy decides to adopt him and bring him home to Nix & Nax to meet all her friends. Its a heartwarming story which will engage the hearts of children everywhere, as the puppy, whom Busy Izzy names "Newly Truly, meets and becomes friends with all the children in Green Grass Grove. And, there's a surprise in store for Busy Izzy, as well as all the readers of this beautiful addition to the Busy Izzy series. Far be it from us to reveal what the secret is, but we are sure that parents and children alike will enjoy the fun, laughter, songs and surprises in store for all who read "Busy Izzy and Newly Truly - The Big Surprise!" As book two in the ten-book series, the story, songs and illustrations will capture the hearts of readers of all ages. Included are energetic and interactive songs, with which children will love to sing along, plus a narration of the story by Roxanne Kiely and Stephen Kiely.
All songs are written and produced by the author Roxanne Kiely and her husband Stephen Kiely. Busy Izzy and Friends video clips on YouTube or www.busyizzy.com. This exciting childrens picture and song book is for 3-8 year olds who love music, fun, puppy dogs and challenging experiences with friends.
About the Author
Author – songwriter – vocal coach– musician In 2012, Roxanne created the Busy Izzy and Friends series featuring a 12 year old girl, her eight friends and a little puppy called Newly Truly. The stories use rhythm and rhyme and book one, in the ten book series, includes a CD of exciting children’s songs, written by Roxanne and her husband Stephen. Prodigiously creative, Roxanne has used her talent in a variety of fields including song writing, poetry writing, children’s stories and blogging. An award winning songwriter, she has released two albums of original music, has had songs featured on international television programs and, more recently, on a popular ABC compilation.
Born and raised in a musical family and writing songs, stories and poetry from the age of seven, Roxanne has made a significant contribution to the Australian music industry. She is a Director of ScoopFX Music and President of not-for-profit song writing organisation, Songsalive! Australia as well as “Singing Teacher to the Stars of Today". Roxanne’s stellar list of students includes Delta Goodrem, Hayley Warner, Lupa J and Marlisa Punzalan, (Winner X Factor 2014) to name just a few. As passionate as she is about all her activities, there is a special place in her heart for children and children’s stories, which is why she has created the Busy Izzy and Friends series.
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 20th April 2016
Publisher: Busy Ink Publishing
Country of Publication: AU