A Balloon for Isabel (Hardcover)

By Deborah K. Underwood, Laura Rankin (Illustrator)

Greenwillow Books, 9780061779879, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 27, 2010



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. . . .

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