Be Brave, Willa Bean!

Be Brave, Willa Bean! Cover

Be Brave, Willa Bean!

By Cecilia Galante; Kristi Valiant (Illustrator)

Random House Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780375869488, 102pp.

Publication Date: December 27, 2011

Description
Cecilia Galante, the author of The Patron Saint of Butterflies, makes her Stepping Stones debut with a sweet series about a lovable curly-haired cupid.
Willa Bean is all wiggly with excitement. Her best friend Harper is coming for a sleepover Willa Bean wants to make Snoogy Bars and play tricks on her big sister. But Harper has a different idea. She wants to go for a night flight. Willa Bean is not okay with that. Why? Willa Bean is scared of two things . . . flying up high . . . and the dark.


About the Author
CECILIA GALANTE's YA novel, The Patron Saint of Butterflies, was a Book Sense pick, the Northeast Indie Booksellers YA Book of the Year, and a Recommended Read for Teens on Oprah's Web site. She has also written The Sweetness of Salt, Wildwood, and Hershey Herself. KRISTI VALIANT is the illustrator ofPretty Minnie in Paris, Pretty Minnie in Hollywood, theLittle Wingschapter book series, andPenguin Cha-Cha, which she wrote and illustrated. She graduated magna cum laude from Columbus College of Art & Design. Kristi lives (and dances!) in Indiana with her husband and daughters. Visit Kristi onlineKristiValiant.com."