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Best Friends Pretend

by Linda Leopold Strauss, Illustrated By Lynn Munsinger


Cartwheel Books
February 2014


Fiction
Ages 2 – 4 . Grades Early Childhood – PreK

Library of Congress: N/A


Lexile measure: AD440L

DRA: 18

Guided Reading: K


From the author of PRESCHOOL DAY HOORAY! comes a joyous, rhyming romp into all the things that girls love to do--from flying to space to being mermaid princesses! Linda's sweet and rhythmic verses paired with bestselling illustrator Lynn Munsinger's colorful watercolor images provide for an exciting read-aloud story little girls will want to hear again and again. A celebration of inventive fun and feeling special!

This board book with pink edges and glitter on the cover is sturdy and perfect for little ones ready to use their imaginations. It's a must-have for all little girls and their best friends!
Lynn Munsinger

Lynn Munsinger grew up in Greenfield, Massachusetts. She is a graduate of Tufts University and the Rhode Island School of Design. She's been working as a freelance illustrator of children's books since then and has illustrated more than one hundred picture books, including the Tacky the Penguin series by Helen Lester; HOOWAY FOR WODNEY WAT, also by Helen Lester; and New York Times bestsellers WHAT MOMMIES DO BEST / WHAT DADDIES DO BEST by Laura Numeroff and PONYELLA by Laura Numeroff and Nate Evans. She lives in Killington, Vermont.
Linda Leopold Strauss

Linda Leopold Strauss is the author of many books for children, including PRESCHOOL DAY HOORAY! She lives in Ohio with her husband.

SELECT REVIEWS:

  • Praise for PRESCHOOL DAY HOORAY!

    "A soothing and relatable story..." --PUBLISHERS WEEKLY


    Praise for Lynn Munsinger

    "Munsinger's facility with expressions and body language is as impressive as ever: she can do heartbreak, ecstasy, confidence and peevishness without ever compromising the essential species-ness of her characters." --PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (JELLYBEANS AND THE BIG DANCE)

    "She brings imagination, a perceptive eye, and warm good humor to her appealing pen and watercolor illustrations." --KIRKUS (A ZOOFUL OF ANIMALS)

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Board book
$6.99

ISBN: 9780545451710

14pp. | 5-¼ x 6-½