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GIVEAWAY: Miss Tutu’s Star

By Jackie Burrell
Tuesday, July 27th, 2010 at 11:42 am in Books, Contest.

"Miss Tutu's Star" by Leslea Newman A little girl who loves to twirl, a plethora of pink tutus and delightful rhyming prose combine to make Leslea Newman’s “Miss Tutu’s Star” (due out August 1 from Abrams Books for Young Readers) a winner for the preschool and young elementary set. We are helpless to resist lines like,

“Selena took some steps with flair and landed on her derriere. She sighed and said, ‘I’m such a klutz.’ Miss Tutu said, ‘But you’ve got guts.”

Plies, releves and arabesques – plus charming illustrations (including the one pictured here) by Carey Armstrong-Ellis – make this picture book a winner. And it can be yours!

Click comments and tell us about your kids’ extra-curricular experiences – do you have a little ballerina, a budding flutist or fledgling swimmer? What age did they start? We’ll pick a winner’s name next week!

Speaking of which, congrats are due to reader Jackie, who won last week’s “Giggle, Giggle, Quack” DVD!

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3 Responses to “GIVEAWAY: Miss Tutu’s Star”

  1. Cindi Says:

    We love books and reading together in our home!
    One of our children loves baseball, another sings
    like I used to and another enjoys drawing!
    The average age these abilities started were around
    age 6 for my artist and singer and for our baseball
    player, it began around age 5 with t-ball.
    Many thanks, Cindi

  2. JUDY A Says:

    Believe it or not my Grandson loves doing chores.It is amazing how serious he is about chores.When he is through he loves to sit by his personal library that Grandma has for him to see if there is a new book.I think my Grandson will grow to be a great man… probably a wonderful family man.

  3. Marci Says:

    My daughters are very busy!

    4yo daughter: Swimming lessons since she was 6 month old. She just had her first ever soccer practice last night. She will be starting her 2nd year of ballet/tap in Sept. She will be starting her 2nd year of snow skiing this winter.

    7yo daughter: Swimming lessons since she was 6 months old. 4 years of baseball, 4 years of soccer, 4 years of an annual bike race and 2 years of kneeboarding. She will be starting her 4th year of skiing this winter.

    Plus they both like to ride their bikes, scooters, play tag with the neighborhood kids and quiet time in the house reading.

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