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Little Girl Insights
on September 8, 2011
I love the way the story is simple---my granddaughter should be able to read it to herself pretty soon-- but it has sweet lessons imbued in it as you go along:
* How a child with a creative mind (future designer) dreams of ideas.
* How it was no big deal to her Mom whether or not Birdie finds a dress... If it doesn't feel right...wait.
* How when Birdie put together her creation in the attic, it felt right---and that was what was important.
The illustrations are of course gorgeous--because they are Sujean's! I study each page for all the patterns and colors and find all kinds of little surprises and delights.
When I read the book out loud to my granddaughters, 4 and 2, they laugh out loud at Birdie's dog, Monster, as he conspires with Birdie in all kinds of silly little ways.
My favorite part is how Charlie, Sujean's son, appears in a cameo. His sense of humor--and fashion sense--comes through by the way he wears two birthday hats at once!
Beautiful Sujean Rim once again writes and illustrates a beautiful children's book: Birdie's Big Girl Dress!