A Magical Parade (Ready to Read: Level One: Afro Unicorn)

by April Showers (Author) Anthony Conley (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade

The Afro Unicorns are on parade!

Magical, Unique, and Divine celebrate inclusivity and friendship as they bring all the Afro Unicorns together to celebrate the annual Festival of Crowns.

The Festival of Crowns is one of the biggest gatherings of the year in Afronia, and everyone is excited to march in the big parade to celebrate. But when a last-minute problem puts the parade in jeopardy, the three best friends work together to find a solution.

When Afro Unicorn creator April Showers realized that her favorite emoji--the unicorn!--was only available in white, she was inspired to create a more inclusive brand for children of color to celebrate how magical, unique, and divine they truly are.

Don't miss the other books in the Afro Unicorn series--

The Most Magical Time of the Year!

Divine Makes a Splash

We Are Afro Unicorns

You Are a Unicorn!

A Magical Day

Step 1 Readers feature big type and easy words for children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading. Rhyme and rhythmic text paired picture clues help children decode the story.

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April Showers
April Showers is the founder and CEO of Afro Unicorn, a brand designed to remind women and children of color how unique, divine and magical they truly are. Multiple business owner and single mother of two, April started a movement of like-minded Black Unicorns through apparel and accessories in May 2019. In May 2022, she launched in Walmart as the first Black woman & first Black licensed brand in Party Supplies for a major retailer. The Afro Unicorn brand is now featured in stores nationwide with children's apparel, drink-ware, toys, and holiday merch. April's passion is to teach others how to develop their brands--with a goal to help everyone win.

Anthony Conley specializes in digital painting, creating character art and illustration for consumer products. After working for Neopets and Nickelodeon, he is now a full-time freelance artist. He lives in Paris with his wife and daughter. Visit Anthony at anthonyconleyart.com.
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Random House Books for Young Readers
Publication date
May 07, 2024
Ready to Read: Level One
BISAC categories
JUV002270 - Juvenile Fiction | Animals | Dragons, Unicorns & Mythical
JUV017130 - Juvenile Fiction | Holidays & Celebrations | Patriotic Holidays
Library of Congress categories
Picture books

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