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The Lotterys Plus One

Emma Donoghue's first children's book, illustrated by Caroline Hadilaksono, follows the domestic adventures of a large, rumbustious, multicultural family.

Emma Donoghue, illustrated by Caroline Hadilaksono

Internationally bestselling author Emma Donoghue's first children's book follows the domestic adventures of a large, rumbustious, multicultural family. The Lotterys, as they call themselves, are headed up by a lesbian couple and a gay couple who joined forces to create a family, won a lottery jackpot and moved into a Victorian Gothic mansion in Toronto, where their enormous brood is home-schooled. It all seems perfectly normal to nine-year-old Sumac until their hitherto obscure grandfather Grumps comes to stay, upending the Lotterys' already chaotic family life. (From HarperCollins Canada)

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