Read by Anne Budd

Maria’s house in the city is overflowing and sometimes, when the aunties visit from Masterton, Maria has to share rooms with her mean big sister Lani. One day old Mrs Kominski from next door offers Maria a place all of her own where she can hang out. For ages 8 - 11.

About the author

Rachel McAlpineRachel McAlpine was born in Fairlie, has five sisters and four children. She has written more than 30 books including poetry, plays, novels and books about writers. She has lived in four countries, but loves Wellington best. While her business is training people to write web content, she always has a fun manuscript on the go.

P.S. Rachel dances with Crows Feet.