Twinkle Thinks Pink! – Katharine Holabird,  illustrated by Sarah Warburton


  Twinkle Thinks Pink! – Katharine Holabird,  illustrated by Sarah Warburton, Little Simon, (9781534429178), c2014, 2020

Format: Hardcover

Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4

Genre: Picture Book

What did you like about the book?  Twinkle is a little fairy who loves pink.  She and her friends Pippa and Lulu are invited to Fairy Godmother’s garden party.  Arriving a day early, Twinkle thinks there should be more pink roses. Twinkle’s spell turns everything in the garden pink, but luckily, Fairy Godmother is understanding as pink is also her favorite color.  The next day the party is a success with everyone “…eating fairy cakes, singing fairy songs and dancing the fairy fandango.” On the final double page spread, Twinkle then casts a rainbow spell to turn everything back to their original colors.  The illustrations are full of color, detail and movement. The final page is filled with a sparkly glitter rainbow. Readers will love this enchanting fairy book.

Anything you didn’t like about it?   No

To whom would you recommend this book?  Readers who love books about fairies and all thinks pink will love this one.  For fans of the author’s Angelina Ballerina series and Pinkalicious by Victoria Kann.

Who should buy this book?  Public Libraries and elementary school libraries

Where would you shelve it?  Picture Books

Should we (librarians/readers) put this at the top of our “to read” piles? No

Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City:  Catherine Coyne, Mansfield Public Library, Mansfield, MA

Date of review: 2/23/2020      

 

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