When Judy meets Tori, an English girl, at the Boston "Tea Party" ship, she learns that Tori enjoys far more liberties than she does, including her own phone, private loo and lots of pocket money. So Judy embarks on a quest for more independence. But when staging her own Boston tea party doesn't work, she is forced into retreat...until a real-life crisis gives Judy a chance to prove her independence, once and for all.
Megan McDonald is the author of the bestselling Judy Moody series. She says that most of the stories about Judy came out of growing up the youngest of five girls. She lives in California, USA, with her husband. Peter H. Reynolds is the illustrator of the successful Judy Moody series and is the author/illustrator of the inspirational picture books The Dot, Ish and So Few of Me. He lives in Massachusetts, USA.