Toy Dance Party (Hardcover)
Being the Further Adventures of a Bossyboots Stingray, a Courageous Buffalo, and a Hopeful Round Someone Called Plasti
Schwartz & Wade Books, 9780375839351, 159pp.
Publication Date: September 9, 2008
Fall 2008 Kids' List
— Sarah Todd, Children's Book World, Haverford, PA
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Here is the second book in the highly acclaimed Toys trilogy, which includes the companion books "Toys Go Out" and "Toys Come Home"and chronicles the unforgettable adventures of three brave and loving toys.
Lumphy, Stingray, and Plastic are back And this time the three extraordinary friends find that their little girl has left for winter vacation and taken a box of dominoes, a stegosaurus puzzle, and two Barbie dolls but not them. Could she have forgotten them?
As the girl starts to grow up, the three best friends must join together to brave a blizzard, save the toy mice from the vacuum, and make sure that they ll always have the little girl's love. (And they still have time to throw an all-out dance party with the washing machine )
"Poignant and compelling, this sequel sparkles." "Kirkus Reviews, " Starred.
About the Author
Paul O. Zelinsky is the illustrator of "Dust Devil, " a "New York Times" Notable Book and an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award winner. He received the Caldecott Medal for his retelling of the classic fairy tale "Rapunzel, " as well as three Caldecott Honors, for "Hansel and Gretel, Rumpelstiltskin, "and "Swamp Angel." His illustrations for "Toy Dance Party" were called superlative in a starred review by "Kirkus Reviews." He lives in Brooklyn, New York. Learn more at paulozelinsky.com."
Praise For Toy Dance Party: Being the Further Adventures of a Bossyboots Stingray, a Courageous Buffalo, and a Hopeful Round Someone Called Plasti…
Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, July 15, 2008:
"Poignant and compelling, this sequel sparkles."