Publication Date: January 19, 2010
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Too purpley, too tickly, too puckery, too prickly!
There is not a single outfit in the closet that our little fashion plate wants to wear. She tries on everything, but nothing is quite right. And the outfits are getting wilder by the minute!
It's a scene that is all too familiar to parents, wrapped up in a package that is all too difficult to resist: a playful rhyme scheme and colorful, textile-driven art.
Author Jean Reidy's been told that a naughty little kid lurks somewhere inside her – and she takes that as a high compliment. She writes from her home in Greenwood Village, Colorado where she lives with her husband, Mike. She has four children and hoards of nieces and nephews who provide her endless inspiration. Too Purpley! was her first picture book. Please visit her at www.jeanreidy.com.
Geneviève Leloup studied graphic arts, animation, and printing in Belgium where she was born. Her whimsical illustrations have highlighted editorial articles, paper products, ads, packaging, children’s furniture, and textiles (including lots of children’s clothes), but this is her very first picture book. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.