Do you LOVE rainbows? Glitter, sparkles, and dreams come true? OF COURSE you do. Which is why we assembled a collection of our very favorite unicorn books for kids — only the most magical, adventurous, and enchanting books, for our most magical, adventurous, and enchanting readers.
Synopses & Reviews
Is believing in magic the key to seeing a unicorn? If you keep your eyes open to wonder, the possibilities are endless.
Is that a horse wearing a hat? It’s definitely not a unicorn in disguise — that would be ridiculous, right? It’s probably just a horse that’s having a bad hair day. Or trying to keep the sun out of its eyes. Or perhaps this horse just really likes hats! If you follow it long enough, maybe it will take off its hat and you’ll finally know for sure. Or will you? It’s all a matter of perspective in this cheerful, cheeky story about seeing magic in the everyday.
"As coy as Jon Klassen, Murguia is a master of subtlety…Murguia’s muted pen-and-ink-and-watercolor illustrations, presented almost entirely on double-page spreads, create a lush cartoon world. Careful readers might notice a final hint in the form of a lizard that just might be a dragon — a brilliant punctuation mark to this open-ended story. Spellbinding read-aloud gold." Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
About the Author
Bethanie Deeney Murguia was raised in Western New York near the Grand Canyon of the East and many, many cows. After graduating Summa Cum Laude from the University of Rochester with a BA in psychology and fine art, she moved to New York City where she worked as an art director for Hearst Magazines. While in New York, Bethanie received her MFA in Illustration from the School of Visual Arts.
Bethanie now lives in the Bay Area where she has worked for a variety of design and marketing firms. Her illustrations have appeared on packaging and in various children’s publications, including Ladybug and My Big Backyard. Since 2011, she has focused exclusively on writing and illustrating picture books. Her illustrations and books have been honored with numerous accolades, including Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Best Book Awards and Bank Street College Best Books of the Year.