View Full Version : Novels featuring the ukulele

08-06-2012, 03:39 PM
Hi all

does anyone know of any novels that feature the ukulele at all, I read one recently called 'The Uke Of Wallington' and also one a while back called 'You've Gone too Far This Time Sir'

I would love to get my teeth into a couple more,

thanx in advance guys


08-06-2012, 06:18 PM
I saw a Young Adult title while hanging around Goodreads last week: "Iris's Ukulele," by Kathy Taylor. So far, looks like it's only been published in New Zealand. I can't seem to find it anywhere - unless I want to pay about $ 30 (US) or more to have a copy shipped from Australia, through ABE books.

I don't see it on amazon or amazon.uk

I even checked Interlibrary Loan, but no libraries in the USA seem to have it.

08-06-2012, 06:23 PM
Well there's Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli. This is a wonderful young adult novel. The main character is a sophomore in high school. She is an eccentric non-conformist and plays her ukulele during lunch every day.

08-06-2012, 08:19 PM
Novelist playing the ukulele:
Not quite what you were looking for but...

The Big Kahuna
08-06-2012, 09:01 PM