Busy Izzy Always Knew Exactly What To Do!

Busy Izzy Always Knew Exactly What To Do!

Here are some 'fun facts' about Busy Izzy.  She is a friendly 12 year old girl who lives in Green Grass Grove with her puppy, Newly Truly, and all of her friends live nearby. Izzy also...

  • owns a store called "Nix & Nax", where her friends love to visit.
  • has an organic veggie and herb garden and a song about it too. Izzy loves to potter around in her garden, growing veggies and herbs and She uses them in recipes she makes and bakes at Nix & Nax, and shares with her friends when they visit.  They all love sitting around the 'comfortable chair' eating snacks, telling stories, singing songs, laughing and telling jokes too.
  • has a compost bin where her friend 'Wormee and his friends live.
  • keeps honey-bees and looks after them well.
  • enjoys making healthy snaxalicious snacks.
  • plays chess on her computer, sometimes with other chess players online.
  • is friendly, helpful and very trendy.
  • shares her tips on staying safe.
  • adopted a little stray puppy from her local animal shelter.
  • can fix a flat tire on a bicycle.
  • can build a swing.
  • can fix a birds broken wing.
  • is always happy to help her friends.
  • has 'free' pre-loved books at the front of her store.
  • loves to write songs with her friend Mo Li. Listen to them here.
  • makes good choices

Busy Izzy hopes that you love to learn new things, because there are so many things to learn and know about.

- Roxanne Kiely

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