From the duo of Alison McGhee and Scott Menchin comes a hilarious tale of a first recital - and a joyous ode to creative flair. Practice makes perfect. And for a little girl facing her first recital of "Dance of the Wood Elves", so do true artistry, great imagination, and lucky underwear for good measure. Is she nervous as she waits and waits for her turn on stage? Hoo boy, no! She's as cool as a cucumber! Every child who has ever felt the pressure of the spotlight will smile at this comical tale of bravado that turns a one-note performance into a heartfelt improvisation that is truly worthy of a standing ovation. Splendissimo!
Alison McGhee is the author of the middle-grade novel Snap and the young adult novel All Rivers Flow to the Sea. Alison is the New York Times best-selling author of Someday. Scott Menchin has created illustrations for many high-profile companies and publications including Dr Pepper, Rolling Stone and The New York Times. He lives with his wife and their daughter in New York, USA.