Sunday, 7 April 2013

Delilah Dusticle by A J York (Children's, 9 years +, 9/10)

March 2013, Amazon Media EU S.a.r.l
33 pages, eBook
Review copy 

cleaning for a living, having a fun job, enjoying where you live, having friends, being popular, having useful skills, liking someone romantically, being disappointed, losing faith in yourself, life chucking all it has at you, being unwanted, losing & gaining a job, serendipity, unexpected meetings, friendships growing, accepting a helping hand from others, getting the advice you need at a particular moment in time,

Very mild romance, a tissue is needed

Summary from Amazon UK (I don't benefit by mentioning them) 
Delilah Dusticle has special powers, she can completely eradicate dust. With her quiver pouch of special dusters Delilah can run up walls and reaches places others just can’t. As a maid in the Fenchurch-Whittington house Delilah’s unusual skills soon lead to her being promoted to Chief Dust Eradicator and Remover. Until one day a broken heart leads to her powers taking an expected turn.

Nayuleska's thoughts 
A sweet and funny magical tale, the protagonist, Delilah, is more a young adult age than for a 9 year old but the story is gentle and the romantic element is tame. 

You can find out more on A J's website

Suggested read 
For another read about a girl whose life gets really bad, and then goes pretty good check out Wilma Tenderheart and the Case of the Frozen Hearts by Emma Kennedy 


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