Balloons are bright and floaty and shiny and perfect.
More than anything else in the whole wide world, Isabel wants a balloon. Everyone will get one on Graduation Dayeveryone except the porcupines, because Porcupines + Balloons = Trouble
But Isabel isn't going to settle for another boring bookmark. She has a plan. . . .
Laura Rankin is the creator of The Handmade Alphabet, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book, and Ruthie and the (Not So) Teeny Tiny Lie. She is the illustrator of many other books for children, including A Balloon for Isabel, by Deborah Underwood. She lives in Easton, Maryland.
“Entertainingly told and sweetly satisfying.”
“Authentic dialogue, a touch of humor, and Isabel’s ingenious invention make this tale of desire and determination a keeper.”
-School Library Journal
“Sure to delight even the prickliest of readers.”