The Birthday Queen (Hardcover)
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Bestselling award-winners Don and Audrey Wood celebrate your birthday with the best party in the world
Happy Birthday to you Today is the most exciting day of the year, and the Birthday Queen knows exactly how to fill it with fun surprises From decorating your home to baking your favorite cake, the Birthday Queen doesn't forget a thing as she creates a party beyond your wildest dreams
Children will crow with delight as she tests a wild assortment of games and clowns, wraps your gifts, and splashes the kitchen with huge bowls of colorful frosting. Here come your guests Now it's time to celebrate
Known for their warmth and imagination, Audrey and Don Wood create a story that crackles with the excitement of the best homemade birthday parties. Their simple narrative speaks directly to the child: You And who is the Birthday Queen? In a sweet, satisfying ending, the amazing woman who made your special birthday party is revealed to be the person who loves you most--your mother
Children will be begging to read this all year round
About the Author
Audrey Wood has been writing award-winning children's books for more than 30 years. She often collaborates with her husband, Don Wood (IT'S DUFFY TIME; THE NAPPING HOUSE; KING BIDGOOD'S IN THE BATHTUB; MERRY CHRISTMAS, BIG HUNGRY BEAR), and she has created many bestsellers with their son, Bruce (ALPHABET MYSTERY; TEN LITTLE FISH). Audrey also illustrates books herself, including BLUE SKY (2012); SILLY SALLY; and A DOG NEEDS A BONE.
Don Wood is the Caldecott Honor illustrator of numerous international bestselling collaborations with his wife, Audrey Wood, and he also recently wrote and illustrated his brilliant graphic novel, INTO THE VOLCANO (now in paperback, 2012), which received outstanding reviews. He and Audrey live in an off-the-grid, untamed area of Hawaii with their three dogs, two goats, and a flock of chickens. Visit their website at www.audreywood.com.