Smiley Riley and the New Neighbor is the first reading book in the "Smiley Riley Adventure Series". In this exciting children's book, Smiley Riley meets her new neighbor, Noodles and his house full of animals. The pair start a great friendship, despite a small drama with Riley's Lucky Bracelet. Smiley Riley and the New Neighbor is a great reading book for young readers - bursting with color and amazing illustrations.
Smiley Riley is a young girl learning about life and has a knack for finding adventures. She was given a "lucky bracelet" by her grandmother - this bracelet apparently gives the wearer a "little help" through its four charms - for knowledge, strength, courage and love. Smiley Riley is smart, confident, funny, polite, caring, athletic and positive and while she is very “girly” she also likes a bit of rough-and-tumble. In the first book in the series, "Smiley Riley and the New Neighbor", Smiley Riley meets Noodles - a young boy who has just moved into the house across the road. He and his family have a house full of animals that they have rescued from around the world. Smiley Riley and Noodles become fast friends.