Young People's Pavilion: I Had a Favorite Dress
"A spunky story about adjusting to change with creativity and style. Tailor-made, so to speak, for the Etsy generation of DIY enthusiasts. Publishers Weekly
Everyone is smiling in the buoyant confections created by illustrator Julia Denosincluding, its fair to say, young readers looking at them. Endearing picture book. Wall Street Journal
What could have been yet another example of kindergarten consumerism instead becomes one of resourcefulness and resilience. New York Times Denoss multimedia illustrations reinforce the narrators vibrant personality and the amazing transformations of the dress while capturing the action and emotion of the story. This book is sure to capture the imaginations of would-be seamstresses; children who cant bear to part with a favorite item; and those who want to reduce, reuse, recycle. School Library Journal
Breezy in style, they smartly stitch each scene of alteration as the not-so-little girl sashays through the days of the week and the seasons. A charming interpretation of an old story that will speak to young fashionistas. Kirkus ReviewsAbout the author Boni Ashburn is the author of Hush, Little Dragon and Over at the Castle. She lives in Houghton, Michigan, with her four children. Visit BoniAshburn.com. Julia Denos is the acclaimed illustrator of Dotty, by Erica S. Perl. She lives in Quincy, Massachusetts. Visit JuliaDenos.com.
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