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A Balloon for Isabel (Hardcover)

By Deborah Underwood, Laura Rankin (Illustrator)
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Description


Balloons are bright and floaty and shiny and perfect.

More than anything else in the whole wide world, Isabel wants a balloon. Everyone will get one on Graduation Dayeveryone except the porcupines, because Porcupines + Balloons = Trouble

But Isabel isn't going to settle for another boring bookmark. She has a plan. . . .

About the Author


Deborah Underwood is the New York Times bestselling author of picture-book favorites like Granny Gomez & Jigsaw, The Quiet Book, and The Loud Book. Her work also includes the Sugar Plum Ballerina series, written with Whoopi Goldberg, and many nonfiction books.

Ginger Foglesong Gibson is the author of numerous books for children, including the bilingual favorites Fiesta!, Siesta, and Bravo! She graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in early childhood education, and now lives in Seattle, Washington.

Laura Rankin is the creator of The Handmade Alphabet, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book, and Ruthie and the (Not So) Teeny Tiny Lie. She is the illustrator of many other books for children, including A Balloon for Isabel, by Deborah Underwood. She lives in Easton, Maryland.

Praise For…


“Entertainingly told and sweetly satisfying.”
-ALA Booklist

“Authentic dialogue, a touch of humor, and Isabel’s ingenious invention make this tale of desire and determination a keeper.”
-School Library Journal

“Sure to delight even the prickliest of readers.”
-Kirkus Reviews

Product Details
ISBN: 9780061779879
ISBN-10: 0061779873
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Publication Date: April 27th, 2010
Pages: 32
Language: English