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Pinkaliciousby Victoria Kann
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and#8220;Royalty does not karate-chop.and#8221; and#8211;Madame Gertrude
Princess Viola is great at skateboarding and karate-chopping, but sheand#8217;s lousy at the royal wave, walk, and waltz. The king and queen are not pleased. Whatand#8217;s a princess to do? Attend the skill-polishing Camp Princess, of course. In the end, itand#8217;s a good thing Viola is made of tougher stuff. Who else will save the day when the green dragon comes along? Joe Bergerand#8217;s zippy illustrations use comic bookand#8211;style panels and show off ZIP! ZUP! ZOOM! sound effects. This sweet, funny picture book is just the ticket for spunky princess-loving girls who can appreciate a glittery book jacket!
Princess Viola aims to trade her fiesty moves for frilly princess skills in this picture book that zip-zup-zooms!
Lulu prefers playing basketball to playing with dolls. So when the boys wonand#8217;t let her join their school-yard team, she decides to host a Basket Balland#8212;where ball gowns are traded in for sequined basketball jerseys and high-top heels! Girls travel from all over the world to attend the ball, shooting hoops, showing off their skills, and forming a league of their own.
Bestselling and award-winning author Esmand#233; Raji Codell has crafted an action-packed, slam-dunk picture book that will appeal to girlie girls and sporty girls alike.
The book includes a glossary of basketball terms.
Tallulah just knew she could be a great ballerina, if only she had a tutu. So she starts ballet class. When she does not receive a tutu, she quits. But everywhere she goes, things keep reminding her of ballet. Her neighborand#8217;s basset hound always stands in second position. The kitchen clock performs perfect ronds de jambe. And Tallulah canand#8217;t seem to stop doing ballet, either. A park bench makes a perfect barre, and what better way to pet the dog than with a graceful pliand#233;? This well-told, funny story with a smart new character will satisfy girlsand#8217; cravings for pretty and pink, but also shows that ballet is about more than just the tutu.
About the Author
Author and illustrator Victoria Kann's award-winning artwork has graced the covers and pages of many magazines, newspapers, and books. When she isn't illustrating, she can be found sampling delicious cupcakes in the bakeries of New York City, with her husband and two wee Pinkerellas.
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