Princess Cupcake Jones and the Dance Recital (Princess Cupcake Jones #4)

by Ylleya Fields (Author) Michael Laduca (Illustrator)

Princess Cupcake Jones and the Dance Recital (Princess Cupcake Jones #4)
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade

Follow Princess Cupcake Jones as she learns that determination and practice bring positive results and surprises.

Taking dance classes with her friends is the highlight of her week. But when Cupcake struggles to do everything 'just right' before the recital, she isn't sure if she'll be able to master it all in time. The gentle rhyming cadence, vibrant illustrations, and captivating pages deliver valuable life lessons and family values. As an added bonus in each book of the series, children will also enjoy finding the hidden word in each inviting illustration.

Helpful hints are a part of the book's website, which also features downloadable color pages and other activities.

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Review quotes

"My daughter and I enjoy reading Princess Cupcake Jones together. I love the interactive words that readers can find on each page and the inspiration that each book gives children to always do their best and push through their struggles." —Christina Milian, singer, actress, entrepreneur
Ylleya Fields
Ylleya Fields was hunting for books to read to her eldest daughter when she was 2, and was struck by the small selection of titles featuring modern African American characters. Blending both of her daughters' images and personalities, she created Princess Cupcake Jones. Born in South America, she lives in Cleveland, Ohio. Michael LaDuca is an animator and illustrator who always knew his calling was in the arts. As a master of character expression and still-framed storytelling, he produces brilliant illustrations that charm audiences and bring storybooks to life. He lives in Buffalo, New York.
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Belle Publishing LLC
Publication date
September 20, 2016
Princess Cupcake Jones
BISAC categories
JUV031020 - Juvenile Fiction | Performing Arts | Dance
JUV011010 - Juvenile Fiction | People & Places | United States - African-American
JUV039000 - Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes | General
JUV034000 - Juvenile Fiction | Royalty (kings queens princes princesses knights etc.)
Library of Congress categories
Stories in rhyme
Determination (Personality trait)
Dance recitals
Determination (Personality trait) in children

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