Stephanie Campisi

Picture book and middle grade author

Stephanie Campisi is an Australian-born, Washington-based children’s book author. Her work spans zany middle grade novels, funny picture books and the odd poem. Current and forthcoming titles include The Ugly Dumpling, Luis and Tabitha, The Five Sisters and Very Lulu.

Very Lulu

illustrated by Jessica Gibson
Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, September 2019

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Lulu is training to be a police dog. But while the other dogs sniff out clues and follow orders, Lulu likes to run, play and chew things instead.

She’s different from the others—she’s just very Lulu!

Very Lulu is a heartwarming and funny tale based on a true story of a dog named Lulu who learned the best job was being herself!

"Children will cheer for Lulu and learn the importance of being themselves." - Kirkus