A Balloon for Isabel

By Deborah Underwood; Laura Rankin (Illustrator)
Greenwillow Books, Hardcover, 9780061779879, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 2010

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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 has written many books for children. She lives in San Francisco. www.DeborahUnderwoodBooks.com.Laura Rankin is the illustrator of "Rabbit Ears", "S""wan"" ""Harbor", and "The Handmade Alphabet". She lives in York Beach, Maine.



Praise For A Balloon for Isabel

“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

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