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Caldecott Honor artist and bestselling author David Shannon's warm and funny new picture book introduces Alice, a mischievous little girl with a "No, David" nose for trouble and a magic wand.Alice has a nose for trouble, but luckily she's a fairy--a Temporary Fairy. She has a magic wand, fairy wings, and a blanket, all of which she uses to disappear, to fly, to transform her dad into a horse, and to turn his cookies into her own! There are still a few things Alice needs to learn to become a Permanent Fairy, like how to float her dog on the ceiling and make her clothes put themselves away, but she's working on it--sort of. Here's an endearing, funny story about a girl and her magical imagination, sure to delight every fairy in training!
Alice, who claims to be a Temporary Fairy, still has a lot to learn, such as how to make her clothes put themselves away in the closet.
Number of Pages: 40
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Humorous Stories, Science Fiction + Fantasy + Magic, General, Imagination + Play
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: David Shannon
Street Date: September 1, 2004
Item Number (DPCI): 248-28-5660
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Favorite kids book ever!
5 out of 5 stars
Erin3 — 3 years ago
This was given to my now 10 year old daughter on her 2nd birthday. It was always our family favorite, and my daughter now reads it to her 5 year old sister. Precious, magical book!see moreof the reviewer's review