The Strange Adventures of Isador Brown
Illustrated by Paty Marshall-Stace.
Isador, who is almost an orphan, sets out on an adventure. He carries six things in his satchel, one of which is a secret until nearly the end of the story.
The character of Isador's daddy is inspired by 1960s pop legend Tiny Tim: click here.
How to play the ukulele (like Isador's daddy): click here.
Remember how Lulu and Isador find that Antarctica is melting? Have a look at Tiny Tim singing his prophetic song about global warming "The Ice caps are melting" from 1968: click here.
Here are the lyrics: click here.