Finley's best friend Henry is about to turn nine, and Finley has a major problem:she has no idea what to give him for his birthday. He already owns all of her best creations! The school cook-off might be the perfect solution. The grand prize is a year's worth of Flying Pie Pizza Henry's favorite. But coming up with something original and tasty is harder than it looks. As one crazy concoction leads to another, Finley discovers that cooking is just like the rest of life things don't always turn out as planned and friendship is the real prize.
About the Author
Jessica Young grew up inOntario, Canada. The same things make her happy now as when she was a kid: dancing, painting, music, digging in the dirt, picnics, reading, and writing. Like Finley Flowers, Jessica loves making stuff. When she was little, she wanted to be a tap-dancing flight attendant/veterinarian, but she's changed her mind! Jessica currently lives with her family in Nashville, Tennessee.
Jessica was born on a spring day in 1978 in a small French town. When she was very young she had strange buddies that were always with her: felt pens, colored pencils, brushes and paint. After several years spent in various agencies of architecture, she decided to give up squares, rulers, and compasses and put her body, heart, and soul into what she always lovedputting her own imagination on paper. She’s currently residing at her studio in Paris, drawing for magazines and children’s books in France and abroad.
Table of Contents
Big news fin-spiration Taste test Secret recipe Spin to win Dinner in a glass Ka-pow! Bugs on a log Thirst for first Sweet success Oh, brother Birthday boy.
Fun, quirky stories for creative readers interested in arts and crafts. Strong female protagonist. Strong cross-gender friendship and family relationships. Teaches creativity, problem-solving, and thinking outside the box. Curriculum tie-in: logical progression, experimentation, food pyramid.