A new children’s novel and highly-anticipated feature film, “Lucy and the Lake Monster,” tells the story of a nine-year-old orphan named Lucy Lago and her grandpa, Papa, as they venture out on a rickety rowboat to bring awareness of America’s Loch Ness Monster to the world. Written by Academy-Award-considered filmmaker Richard Rossi and retired school teacher Kelly Tabor, the film adaptation of this beloved novel is set to be released later this year.
“For me, growing up in Crown Point was magical. Hearing stories of our legendary Champ, captivated my interest as I swam and explored the shorelines and waters of Lake Champlain. As a teacher, I later took those stories and experiences I had with me into the classroom and shared them with hundreds of students over the years, piquing their interest.” – Kelly Tabor, Co-Writer
“Lucy and the Lake Monster” is a children’s series and soon-to-be feature film that masterfully illustrates how to overcome mental health challenges like worry, depression, and anxiety with childlike faith. The film adaptation of this instant classic promises to inspire, empower, and equip children with the tools they need to walk this journey of life with faith, confidence, and wisdom.
The story centers around Lucy Lago, a nine-year-old orphan who believes that Champ, the Lake Champlain Sea Serpent, lives and lurks in the lake by her cabin in Crown Point. Despite mockery and mercenary forces opposing them, Lucy and Papa determine to venture out on their rickety rowboat and bring awareness of America’s Loch Ness Monster to the world.
Champ, the sea serpent, is an allegory for God. The pure in heart, like Lucy, see Champ as good. Others teach Champ is a monster for mercenary purposes, the way manipulative ministers scare people today.
The novel has received rave reviews from critics and has become a favorite of Prince William and Princess Catherine’s royal children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis, and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s two children, Archie and Lilibet.
The upcoming feature film of “Lucy and the Lake Monster” is a must-see for audiences of all ages. The heartwarming and inspirational story, coupled with the visually stunning effects and talented cast, is sure to be a hit at the box office. Don’t miss out on this timeless tale, and be sure to purchase the novel and mark your calendars for the film release later this year.
Visit https://www.lucyandthelakemonster.com for more information and updates on the film.