Liam Takes a Stand by Troy WilsonLiam Takes a Stand by Troy Wilson

Liam Takes a Stand

byTroy WilsonIllustratorJosh Holinaty

Hardcover | March 15, 2017

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Lister and Lester are identical twins who do identical things. But their constant striving to outdo each other means their little brother, Liam, is always left out. When Lester’s Lemonade Universe and Lister’s Lemonade Multiverse open for business, there’s no role for Liam. He does odd jobs around the neighborhood while Lister and Lester’s competition spirals into overdrive and their lemonade stands get increasingly, outrageously out of hand.

But then Liam takes a stand with his own business venture — a simple model based on his observations of what not to do — and gives the twins a run for their money. Illustrated with lively cartoon-style art highlighting the hilarious one-upmanship, this is a spirited underdog story about siblings and strategic thinking.
TROY WILSON has had a number of stories published in children’s magazines, including Chirp and chickaDEE. Liam Takes a Stand is his fourth picture book. He never ran a lemonade stand as a kid, and he claims he never competed with his younger brother — except when they played video games. Troy lives in Victoria, British Columbia. Josh...
Title:Liam Takes a StandFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.5 inPublished:March 15, 2017Publisher:Owlkids Books Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1771471611

ISBN - 13:9781771471619


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sibling Rivalry There is not a household in the world containing siblings that is absent of even a little sibling rivalry. In Liam Takes a Stand by Troy Wilson, Liam longs to spend time with older brothers Lester and Lister. Unfortunately, the twins are so hyper focused on besting each other at everything, there is not much time for Liam. Until Liam quietly makes his move at just the right time to show his brothers sometimes just working together is the best fun. Bright bold illustrations by Josh Holinaty convey the competitive nature of the twins while quieter, more subdue pictures bring home the message of cooperation. Warning, it can be a bit of a tongue twister reading Lister and Lester over and over. Published by Owlkids
Date published: 2017-08-09

Editorial Reviews

"Perfect for anyone with a competitive friend or sibling, Liam Takes a Stand shows that work, play, and a bit of creativity can make even the fiercest competitions a lot of fun. Highly recommended." - Canadian Review of Materials