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May 19, 2015
| ISBN 9781101993798
| 3-5 years
May 19, 2015 | ISBN 9781101993798 | 3-5 years
Fans of Max & Ruby and Ladybug Girl will love spending a day at the beach with Caterina!Caterina is a little brown bird with a penchant for planning, so when she and her little brother, Leo, spend the day at the beach, she makes sure to bring along everything they’ll need to have a perfect summer day. Leo’s dearest wish is to see a whale, but even Caterina knows that no one can plan that kind of awesome encounter. But soon, Leo spies something big and gray in the water. Can he convince Caterina to leave the plan behind and chase the whale with him?Fans of the first two books will recognize Caterina’s signature focus, and cheer when Leo takes the lead in this summertime adventure.
Erin Eitter Kono is an award-winning author and illustrator. She was raised in Iowa and then spent years traveling the world. Erin currently lives in Palos Verdes, California, with her husband, daughter, hamster, dog, and the neighborhood peacock.
Praise for Caterina and the Perfect Party:“The [message] that having good friends trumps adversity is given a fresh interpretation in these charming, collage-filled pages. Any child who enjoys scrapbooking or crafts will be inspired to get busy with crayons, glue and scissors by the crafty images on every page.”—Kirkus“Kono’s mixed-media illustrations provide cheerful zip… Caterina sets a good example for kids who have trouble rolling with the punches when best-laid plans go awry.”—Publishers Weekly“Readers will want to spend time perusing the intricate details in the pictures.”—School Library Journal
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