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This is a very heartwarming story about friendship. Mimi is very shy and doesn't like to speak to people. She loves to go for walks with her Nana, but when she stops to talk to her friends, Mimi hides behind her Nana. She notices that when they leave the people that her Nana has spoken to, they seem to be sad. She doesn't understand why. Her friends, Tulu and Lulu, invite her to the playground. She goes with them but wants to talk instead of playing. She explains how sad everyone seemed after they spoke to her Nana. They said, “sometimes nice words can make someone's moods much better, like saying HELLO.” Tutu suggests Mimi uses “BRAVE MAGIC”. She finds a twig which becomes a magic wand and says “1,2,3, 1,2,3, that's brave magic.” Try it and see what happens. She tried it first with Mr Mole. It worked. She tried it again and it worked again, but she forgot to use the Brave Magic. From then on, she was able to speak to everyone she met. When she tells her Nana, she gets a big hug and is told how very proud her Nana is of her and her Brave Magic. This book shows how friendship can help encourage us to do things that frighten us. With the help of friends, we can do anything. The illustrations are exceptional in this book. The colours are so vibrant.
Diana Mason, A LoveReading Ambassador
One two three, one two three,
Make Brave Magic just for me!
A stunningly illustrated heartwarming story about overcoming fears and finding courage within.
Mimi loves taking walks with Granny. That is, until she meets someone and has to say hello... Then she just covers herself with her ears and POOF! She disappears! But Mimi’s trick doesn’t work today and EVERYONE in Tumilu Valley seems determined to greet her...
Luckily, Nana knows just the right kind of magic!
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