Maia and Nico are the very best of friends, spending all of their time together. When Nico and his family move far away for a little while, Maia is left with a hole in her life that she thinks will never be filled. Eventually, though, she meets a furry companion, makes a new friend and even discovers a new passion. Her life feels full once again. When it’s finally time for Nico to return, Maia worries --- does she still have enough room in her life for her old friend?
This heartfelt story explores complex childhood emotions: the sadness of loneliness, the uncertainty of the unknown and the joy of new experiences. A tender tale about a deeply felt friendship, Life Without Nico will win over readers of all ages.