Reviewed By Mamta Madhavan for Readers’ Favorite:
Lucy Invents a Candle Blower by Heiki Vilep is an exciting collection of short stories revolving around a little girl called Lucy. Each story has a different theme that is filled with fun, adventure and humor and will take kids on an interesting journey along with Lucy. The underlying themes of the stories are humor and adventure and the author doesn’t disappoint readers with his imagination and creative mind. Lucy will warm the hearts of readers with her adorable and mischievous behavior, and motivate them to try out doing naughty and adventurous things at home and otherwise. The style of writing is simple, laced with humor, and all the characters are portrayed well so that they remain in the hearts of readers for a long time. Lucy is like any other normal child; it’s just that she is mischievous and attempts a lot of things which see her getting into trouble, but in a good way.
The book is perfect as a bedtime storybook, and parents and grandparents can read out the stories to their kids and grandkids. The illustrations are really cute and they give pace and movement to the story. Lucy and Andy’s mischief keep the stories alive as the author involves them in one adventure after the other, keeping young readers glued to the book. Lucy’s enthusiasm to experience everything and live life to the fullest is infectious. Stories influence the thinking of kids and encourage them to participate in the activities around them.