It’s no secret that little girls love playing dress up, but the little girl in this book ditches her princess duds in favor of costumes inspired by great women in history.
Now dressing up is an adventure When, every day of the week, I am a daring new dame!
From Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to chef extraordinaire Julia Child to queen of jazz Ella Fitzgerald, our protagonist pays homage to the women who came before her and imagines herself in their shoes. Maybe someday she’ll inspire little girls with her own gown of greatness.
About Selina Alko
SELINA ALKO is the acclaimed author-illustrator of Every-Day Dress-Up, I’m Your Peanut Butter Big Brother, and B Is for Brooklyn. She is also the illustrator of the beloved My Subway Ride and My Taxi Ride. Selina lives in Brooklyn with… More about Selina Alko
Published by Knopf Books for Young Readers Oct 11, 2011| 32 Pages| 5-8 years| ISBN 9780375984600