A Balloon for Isabel

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

Publication Date: May 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 Day—everyone 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 is the author of The Quiet Book, illustrated by Renata Liwska, and Granny Gomez and Jigsaw, illustrated by Scott Magoon. She lives in San Francisco, California.




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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