Monday, March 26, 2012

Cordelia's Suggestions for Readers Who Love Eloise and Frances: Spunky Female Main Characters in Today's Picture Books/ Early Readers

Here are five books to get you started. Every one of these books features a main character who is either part of a series or in other books by the same author.

Lilly in Lilly's Big Day by Kevin Henkes (Greenwillow, $16.99)

Olivia in Olivia Forms A Band by Ian Falconer (Atheneum, $18.99)

Lulu in Ladybug Girl by David Soman & Jacky Davis (Dial Books, $16.99)

Zelda in Zelda and Ivy: The Runaways by Laura McGee Kvanovsky*** (Candlewick, $4.99)

Nancy in Fancy Nancy and The Posh Puppy by Jane O'Connell & Robin Preiss Glasser (Harper, $17.99)

***One of Cordelia's teachers at Vermont College of Fine Arts

Cordelia Jensen, March 2012

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