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Princess Sparkle-Heart gets a makeover

by Schneider, Josh, 1980-

Format: Print Book 2014
Availability: Available at 20 Libraries 21 of 23 copies
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Bethel Park Public Library Picture Books PB SCHNEIDER Josh
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C.C. Mellor Memorial Library Picture Books E Sch
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CLP - East Liberty Children's Picture Books qj FICTION Schneider
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CLP - Knoxville Children's Picture Books qj FICTION Schneider
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CLP - Sheraden Children's Picture Books qj FICTION Schneider
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CLP - South Side Children's Picture Books qj FICTION Schneider
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CLP - Squirrel Hill Children's Picture Books qj FICTION Schneider
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Community Library of Allegheny Valley - Harrison Picture Books Je S
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Cooper-Siegel Community Library Picture Book E SCH
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Sewickley Public Library Juvenile Picture Books J E SCH
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Upper St. Clair Township Library Picture Books PRINCESS SCHNEIDE
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Whitehall Public Library Picture Books PIC Schneider
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Summary

Amelia and her dog are best friends . . . until Princess Sparkle-Heart comes along. Soon, Amelia and Princess Sparkle-Heart are doing everything together: having tea parties, attending royal weddings, keeping each other's secrets.
nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; Princess Sparkle-Heart may be an awesome princess doll--but is she any match for a jealous canine?
nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; Look out, Princess Sparkle-Heart!
nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; This witty parable of sibling rivalrynbsp;has all the giggle-inducing visual detail and kid-appeal of the author's previous work, plus an unexpected twist that makes for a satisfyingly delicious ending.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Pink-glitter bubble type on the cover belies the edgy, slightly bizarre, and all-the-more-fun-for-it story about a twosome stretching to become a threesome. Amelia and her dog are best friends until Princess Sparkle-Heart, a stuffed fabric doll, arrives. Now Amelia and the princess do almost everything together, unaware of the undercurrent of unhappiness that sounds like this: grrrrrrrrrrrr. Illustrations done in pen and ink and watercolor are placed on spacious white backgrounds and pop off the page. Especially dramatic is Amelia with her shock of red hair, while the prowling puppy looks appropriately disgruntled, with his growl earning its own continuous line of text. When the dog gets his chance, he thrashes the stuffing out of Princess Sparkle-Heart, never dreaming she'll be remade into something bigger, better, less sparkly, and definitely . . . scarier! The reveal is exquisitely paced and readers will initially be as shocked as the dog, then quickly reduced to giggles. Lessons taught and learned, this is tail-wagging fun for all but the most sensitive.--McDermott, Jeanne Copyright 2014 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Schneider (Bedtime Monsters) continues to show a remarkable talent for bringing uncommon humor and psychological depth to ordinary situations. In this case, the treasured doll of the title meets with an "accident" at the hands (or rather jaws) of the family dog. Princess Sparkle-Heart belongs to Amelia, a girl with a shock of red hair and a fondness for staging elaborate tea parties and "royal weddings" (Princess Sparkle-Heart marries a stuffed penguin early on). But amid all this playtime merriment, doom closes in with a low and steady "GRRRRRRRRRRRRRR." Schneider doesn't hold back one iota in the climactic scene when Princess Sparkle-Heart is shaken to bits by the dog, disintegrating in a fountain of stuffing and pink scraps (her penguin spouse looks away in horror). Amelia is devastated, but her mother sweeps in to give the doll the Six Million Dollar Man treatment, resulting in Princess Sparkle-Heart 2.0, which is built as much for vengeance as for cuddles. With deadpan writing and subtle details that let each spread tell a story of its own, Schneider delivers another winner. Ages 4-8. Agent: Paul Rodeen, Rodeen Literary Management. (Apr.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
(c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
Additional Information
Subjects Dolls -- Repairing -- Fiction.
Jealousy -- Fiction.
Dogs -- Fiction.
Publisher Boston :2014
Language English
Description 31 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
ISBN 9780544142282
0544142284
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