Poppy Mayberry, The Monday
Poppy Mayberry, The Monday

Poppy Mayberry, The Monday


Nova Kids


214 Pages, 5 x 8

Formats: Paperback, ebook: EPUB, Mobipocket

Paperback, $14.99 (CA $17.99) (US $14.99)

Publication Date: September 2016

ISBN 9781944816704


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What if your teacher could read your mind just because she was born on a Thursday? Or the kid next to you in class could turn back the clock just because he was a Wednesday? In the quirky town of Nova, all of this is normal. Poppy Mayberry, an almost-11-year-old Monday, should be able to pass notes in class or brush her dog, Pickle, without lifting a finger. Poppy's Monday telekinesis ability has some kinks and that plate of spaghetti she's passing may just end up on someone's head. If that's not hard enough, practically-perfect Ellie Preston is out to get her and Principal Wible wants to send Poppy to remedial summer school to work on her powers! It's enough to make a girl want to disappear. If only she were a Friday.


"Whimsical, imaginative, and fun. Poppy Mayberry is a modern Annie— immediately likable, charming and spunky."  —Robert Beatty, author, Serafina and the Black Cloak

Author Biography

Jennie K. Brown is an award-winning high school English teacher, freelance magazine writer, and author of children's books. Jennie currently serves as president of the Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of English and Language Arts (PCTELA) and is an active member of SCBWI, NCTE, and ALAN. When she's not teaching or writing, Jennie can be found reading and hanging out with her awesome family! More information about Jennie can be found on her website at jenniekbrown.com.