|Author/Contributor(s):||Arnold, Elana K ; Kang, A N|
|Publisher:||Roaring Brook Press|
Printz Honor winner and National Book Award Finalist Elana K. Arnold is back with Starla Jean Takes The Cake, an irresistible story of a girl, her chicken, and a few new friends, superbly illustrated by A. N. Kang.It's Willa's first birthday -- a day that doesn't come along...every day. In fact, it only comes once and Starla Jean is going to make the best out of it for her baby sister. How? A party! All she has to do is:
-keep Opal Egg entertained
-get ingredients for a cake
-try to get Opal Egg to lay an egg
-come on, Opal Egg! How hard is it to lay an egg? You're a chicken!
-bake the cake
-Give Willa the best first birthday party ever! But, in typical Starla Jean fashion, a few surprises are waiting to derail the determined girl... but could they be...good surprises?