Happily for Now

May 4, 2021
Happily for Now

Fiona wants to fix people's problems—but what if she'sthe one who needs help? Kelly Jones, author of Unusual Chickens forthe Exceptional Poultry Farmer, delivers a funny, take-chargeheroine kids will love.Fiona may have problems, but she's no damsel in distress. She'drather be the one wielding the wand in the story: she wants to bethe fairy godperson. So when her mom sends her off to stay withrelatives in a place called Cold Hope for the summer, Fiona decidesit's time to start training for the role.And wow, do these people need help! Aunt Becky's bakery is failing,Great-uncle Timothy draws but never speaks, and Great-Aunt Alta isthe gloomiest, doomiest woman she's ever met.But helping people in the real world isn't as easy as it sounds infairy tales. Change is messy. What if she's actually making thingsworse?Still, with practice (and some deep breaths), Fiona will discoverthat sometimes messy is okay. Sometimes things do get worse beforethey get better. And sometimes trying to help fix other people'sproblems can help you work on your own...