Synopses & Reviews
The Jellybeans are off to summer camp to enjoy ghost stories around the campfire, roasting marshmallows, and swimming in the lake. Each girl finds her own favorite activity: Emily goes to the dance studio, Bitsy does arts and crafts, and Anna reads about nature. But Nicole can't find anything that's just right for her. So she decides to start a soccer team and teach her friends her favorite game. Will the Jellybeans be able to win the big match against a neighboring camp? Once again, the girls use their different strengths and talents to work together and have the best summer ever.and#160;
This third book in the successful New York Times bestselling series shows that, whether readers are girly girls, bookworms, artists, or tomboys, there is a Jellybean for everyone.
Praise for Theand#160;Jellybeans and the Big Camp Kickoff
and#8220;The tale unfolds with warmth and reassuring humor making this latest Jellybeans adventure a good primer for young would-be campers. Munsingerand#8217;s watercolor illustrations are bright and suggest vigor and happiness, like the Jellybeans themselves.and#8221; and#8211;Kirkus Reviewsand#160;
and#8220;The cartoon artwork captures the mood of the story as the youngsters support one another. The soft, watercolor illustrations reinforce their delightful antics as they enjoy their camp experience.and#8221; and#8211;School Library Journal
When four friends with different talents and abilities go to summer camp together, they use their strengths to make camp fun for all.
Full of fun, whimsical details and a relatable cast of characters, Would I Trade My Parents?
will resonate with parents and kids alike, as readers remember why they would never trade their parents for the world!
What child hasnand#8217;t thought about trading his or her parents for the ones next door? Who wouldnand#8217;t be discouraged if their parents didnand#8217;t allow them to have pets or go camping or drink chocolate milk before dinner?
In the newest picture book by New York Times #1 bestselling author Laura Numeroff, a little boy ponders why his friendsand#8217; parents are so special and why sometimes he wishes he could trade . . . But then he remembers his very own parents and all the amazing things that only they know how to doand#8212;like the way they always read with him or leave notes in his lunch box or take him on family bike rides. In fact, his parents are the best of all!
Friendship comes in many flavors in the launch of a charming new series by a bestselling author and illustrator team!
Laura Numeroff, Nate Evans, and Lynn Munsinger bring readers a fun new group of sweet friends.
Just as jellybeans are different colors and flavors, each character in this heartwarming friendship story has a personality and pizzazz that young readers will love.
Emily loves to dance and canand#8217;t wait to meet the other girls in her class, who are sure to be just like her. But instead she meets Nicole, a tomboy who would rather be playing soccer; Bitsy, who loves arts and crafts; and Anna, a shy bookworm who has no interest at all in dancing. Realizing that they have to work together to make their dance recital a success, the girls learn to love each otherand#8217;s differences and strengths as they band together and name their group the Jellybeans!
The latest picture book by beloved bestselling authors Laura Numeroff and Nate Evans is as sweet as sugar and features four adorable characters that all children will relate to. With joyful illustrations by Lynn Munsinger that dance off the page, The Jellybeans and the Big Dance will inspire readers to dance, prance, and boogie-woogie to the beat of their own drum.
The Jellybeans are backand#8212;this time in the library stacks to discover the varied and wonderful world of reading. and#160; When theand#160;Jellybeans go to the library to doand#160;research for book reports on the things they enjoy, Bitsy, who loves books more than anyone, is excited to bring her friends to her favorite place. Emily, who loves to dance, finds a book on ballet, Nicole, who loves sports, findsand#160;a book on soccer, and Anna, who loves art, finds a book on famous painters. But what about Bitsy?and#160;Can she find the perfect book, too? and#160; This energizing bookand#160;promotes a love of reading by proving that there is the perfect book for everyone. Just as jellybeans are all different flavors but go great together, the girls againand#160;use their different strengths and talents to work as a team and make their schooland#160;Book Bonanzaand#160;a success.
About the Author
Laura Numeroff is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, When Sheep Sleep, and The Jellybeans and the Big Dance. She lives in Los Angeles. Nate Evans coauthored The Jellybeans and the Big Dance and Sherman Crunchley with Laura Numeroff. He lives in Statesboro, Georgia. Lynn Munsinger is the illustrator of The Jellybeans and the Big Dance and What Mommies Do Best, also by Laura Numeroff. She lives in Boston.