This stunning new work by Sally Gardner takes its place right next to My Father's Dragon and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as a classic read aloud. A fantastical circus tent, and charming characters like the tiny Gongalong acrobats and wise Mr. Tiger, are just a few of the enchanting elements that families will want to revisit again and again. A must on every bookshelf.
Award-winning author Sally Gardner delivers a whimsical tale about the daughter of a mermaid and an ice cream maker, a mysterious talking tiger, and a challenge as big as the moon.
From a magical world of well-dressed animals, talking toads, and bossy princesses comes a timeless story about Mr. Tiger and his troupe of acrobats, and Betsy K. Glory, the daughter of a mermaid and an ice cream maker. Together they must figure out how to turn the moon blue, appease a grumpy giant, and make the best-tasting and rarest ice cream in the world--Gongalong Berry Ice Cream. Told with beautiful one-color illustrations throughout, this modern fairy tale teaches us that happiness is sometimes big enough to solve even the toughest problems.
About the Author
Sally Gardner is the Printz Honor author of Maggot Moon, as well as a Costa and Carnegie-winning author. Her books have been sold in many languages throughout the world.
Nick Maland is an award-winning artist, who has illustrated numerous picture books.