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Lenny's Book of Everything is a book about finding good in the bad that will break your heart while raising your spirits in the way that only a classic novel can.

Lenny, small and sharp, has a younger brother Davey who won't stop growing – and at seven is as tall as a man. Raised by their mother, they have food and a roof over their heads, but not much else. 

The bright spot every week is the arrival of the latest issue of the Burrell's Build-It-at-Home Encyclopedia. Through the encyclopedia, Lenny and Davey experience the wonders of the world – beetles, birds, quasars, quartz – and dream about a life of freedom and adventure. But as Davey's health deteriorates, Lenny realises that some wonders can't be named.

A big-hearted novel about loving and letting go by an award-winning author. 

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A classic novel in the making, Lenny’s Book of Everything is a story for the whole family – parents, children and grandparents. This beautiful, heart-wrenching and incredibly special story will stay with you long after you have finished reading it. Take a microscopic journey into the bug-loving world of Lenny Spink, and find out why everyone has fallen in love with Lenny’s Book of Everything.

Enter the competition to win one of 5 family book packs, each comprising:

  • 1 x signed hardback copy of Lenny's Book of Everything
  • 2 x signed paperback copies of Lenny's Book of Everything

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Congratulations to our lucky winners! 

Pamela Greentree (NSW)
Brook Tayla (VIC)
Simone Beuku (WA)
Brit Saunders (SA)
Yvette Fishburn (NSW)

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