Emeline at the Circus
Author: Marjorie Priceman
Publisher: Random House, Incorporated
Voted One of the Ten Best Illustrated Children's Books of the Year, Emeline at the Circus will have your kids jumping out of their seats with excitement. Caldecott Honor artist and author Marjorie Priceman takes your kids on an adventure under the big top in her newest story about a class trip gone crazy!
Emeline's teacher Miss Splinter decides to take her second-grade class on an educational field trip to the circus. And when Emeline leaves the group to buy some peanuts, her trip turns into a real hands-on experience! Instead of simply learning Miss Splinter's lessons, Emeline becomes a part of them. Your kids will realize what's going on way before Miss Splinter does as they see Emeline become an acrobat, a lion tamer, a trapeze artist, and more. They'll hold their breath in anticipation as they watch Emeline being propelled from a teeter-totter onto the shoulders of a performer riding a horse bareback. And they'll laught as Miss Splinter explains each dangerous feat unaware that it's her own student in the ring!
The vibrant pictures will catch your kids' eyes and paint a colorful, thrilling portrait of the circus. This story is an exhilarating journey that will have your kids' fall out of their seats with laughter. And to Miss Splinter's liking, they'll even learn a few things along the way.