Shoe-la-la! (A StoryPlay Book) (Hardcover)

By Karen Beaumont, Pham Leuyen (Illustrator)

Cartwheel Books, 9781338115550, 40pp.

Publication Date: December 27, 2016

List Price: 5.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.


Introducing StoryPlay Books--the smart way to read and play together! StoryPlay Books offer fun ways to engage with little ones during story time and playtime with prompts and activities that everyone will love! Each quality story will delight readers while building early literacy skills for ages 3-5 by helping them develop: problem-solving abilities, reading comprehension, social development, pre-reading skills, memory strengthand more! Each book includes story-related games and crafts to extend the reading experience. Teachers agree that StoryPlay Books are perfect for parents looking to stimulate and engage their kids at home while having fun together!

Each book also shines a spotlight on important topics for this age. Shoe-la-la! -- a fun, rhyming story about four girlfriends searching for the perfect party shoes -- focuses on self-expression.

Are you ready to start reading the StoryPlay way? Ready. Set. Smart!

About the Author

Karen Beaumont is the New York Times bestselling author of I AIN'T GONNA PAINT NO MORE!, illustrated by David Catrow. She is also the recipient of the Geisel Honor for MOVE OVER, ROVER! and three ALA Notable Book citations. As a little girl, Karen loved her tan cowboy boots best of all. She now lives near the beach in Capitola, California, and has traded in her boots for flip flops. She has two daughters who love shoes and a cat named Jake, who runs around barefoot most of the time.

Praise For Shoe-la-la! (A StoryPlay Book)

"Pure fun, with a practical message, this title will appeal to the legions of "Fancy Nancy" fans and not sit on any shelf." --School Library Journal

"Flying her [Pham] girly flag proudly in pages dominated by pink, peach, and purple, she gives each of her characters an entire repertoire of divaesque emotions and outfits and makes palpable the adrenaline rush that only a great retail experience can provide." --Publisher's Weekly

"Pham’s multicultural cast of characters is highly imaginative." --Kirkus