Little Diva [With CD (Audio)] (Hardcover)
Feiwel & Friends, 9780312370107, 32pp.
Publication Date: May 11, 2010
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Nena wants to be a Diva with a capital D just like her mommy, who's a star on Broadway. She wants to sing and act and dance, but knows it will take lots of work and lots of fun for all her wishes to come true.
Tony Award-winning actress LaChanze and Caldecott Honoree Brian Pinkney present a showstopping story about a day in the life of a little diva with BIG Broadway dreams.
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Praise For Little Diva [With CD (Audio)]…
“This sparkling story of a show-biz hopeful—and family bonds—will inspire your young star to dream big.” –Working Mother magazine
“All young ones who dream of dressing up and performing will find a kindred spirit in Nena. This should play to sold-out audiences.”—Starred, Kirkus Reviews
“LaChanze, a star of stage and screen herself, supplies a peek at the life of a Broadway performer in this enticing story about a girl’s dream of one day conquering the Great White Way. … Youngsters, girls in particular, will pore over the pictures and imagine themselves right into the story. Look out America–this book is sure to increase its numbers of D.I.T.s [Divas in Training].”—School Library Journal
“Imagine a triple billing of Fancy Nancy, Olivia, and Eloise, and you’ll have a sense of the energy, ambition, and sheer (yet still-to-be-fully-honed) talent of Little Diva. Her creator, a Tony Award–winning actress, has produced a realistic and endearing character who dreams of taking to the stage like her mother, a Broadway star, with whom she lives in a loving home that includes her grandmother and dog.”—Booklist