Tightrope Poppy the High-Wire Pigby Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
Poppy dreams of high-wires, daring acrobatics, and Big Top fame. "I'll be a star in no time!" she cries, after practicing her stunts on fences and railings. But when she fearlessly balances on/b>
Sudipta Quallen's spirited rhyming text, Sarah Dillard's cheerful illustrations, and an adorable little pig will capture children's hearts and engage their minds.
Poppy dreams of high-wires, daring acrobatics, and Big Top fame. "I'll be a star in no time!" she cries, after practicing her stunts on fences and railings. But when she fearlessly balances on the tightrope at Zig E. Zailey's Super Show, the unexpected happens: Poppy drops and plops...and flees in shame. Will Poppy ascend to the heights of success? Or will she head home, tail between her legs? Thanks to the fun text and circus-colorful pictures, youngsters will have a great time learning to follow their dreams--even when at first they don't succeed.
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Poppy attempts a dream and fails. Her perseverance pays off and leaves readers believing they, too, can follow their wildest dreams. Sarah Dillard¿s bright circus colors of Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen¿s lovable pig Poppy will appeal to younger readers, and Poppy¿s resolve will encourage older readers.
TIGHTROPE POPPY is an adorable book about a pig who follows her dreams. My kids love watching Poppy try her best to succeed, and cheer for her every time we read the book. The rhyme is fun to read and kids will respond to Poppy's predicament.