A Beautiful Girl
On her way to market Jenna makes four new friends. Along with Baby Elephant, there's Robin, who thinks Jenna has a very silly beak; Fly, who wonders where her hundred eyes are; and Goldfish, who thinks she has very goofy gills. Kirkus has written that "the power and grace in Schwartz's spare style and language lies in the fact that she never condescends to young readers—she just compares notes." Here she once again completely and convincingly captures the world of a child in a beautiful and winning picture book about . . . a beautiful girl.
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A BEAUTIFUL GIRLUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Successively meeting Baby Elephant, Robin, Fly and Goldfish en route to market, self-possessed "big girl" Jenna chats them up with aplomb. Acting much like preschoolers themselves, each animal assumes ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jeriannthacker - LibraryThing
Jenna is on her way to the market when she comes across 4 new friends (elephant, fly, robin and goldfish) and talks with them about the ways they are difference. Read full review