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
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!
About the Author
Laura Numeroff is the New York Times bestselling author of The Jellybeans and the Big Dance, When Sheep Sleep, and the If You Give a . . . series. She lives in Los Angeles, California.and#160;James Bernardin is the illustrator of the bestselling The Legend of the Candy Cane. He lives in Seattle, Washington.