Pink Me Up

Pink Me Up

By Charise Mericle Harper

Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780375856075, 40pp.

Publication Date: February 23, 2010


For pink-obsessed Violet Bunny, attending the Pink Girls Pink-nic and Tea Party with her mama is the best day of the year-you should see her outfit It's always been girls-only, and pink-pink-pink. But when Mama wakes up with pink spots, the day seems ruined-until Daddy steps in to take her place. But Daddy is a boy, and not at all pink. What to do? Why, pink him up, of course. And with stickers, glitter, ribbons, and tape, the pink-nic becomes a daddy-daughter outing, and Violet's pinked-up daddy is the hit of the party. Violet realizes she can pink up anything-and she will Here's a bunny-funny, sweet offering sure to please daughters and parents.

About the Author
Charise Mericle Harper is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including the Just Grace series. In a starred review, Booklist called Just Grace "Hilarious," and said, "The kids come alive in the story, and Harper enhances the comical goings-on with sparkling cartoon sketches. Give this to . . . anyone looking for a funny book." Charise lives in Westchester County, New York. Visit her website at and visit Just Grace's website at, where you'll find all sorts of fun things, including videos, quizzes, and information about all the Just Grace books.

Praise For Pink Me Up

Review, Publishers Weekly, January 18, 2010:
"A frothy tale that will most appeal to girls with an untiring love of all things pink."