September 01, 2014

Princess Cupcake Jones Won't Go To School Book Review

She's baaaaaaaaack...

and this time Princess Cupcake Jones Won't Go to School.

The first day of school is daunting for many children, especially if they haven't been in daycare or some other group setting. Will the other children like me? What if I don't know what to do or where to go? These and other worries rattle around in their little heads.

In the new children's book, Princess Cupcake Jones Won't Go To School by Ylleya Fields, Princess Cupcake initially refuses to go to school.



The end of the summer was finally here,
which meant, in the kingdom, a brand new school year.
But at 6 Garden Place, Cupcake sullenly pouted.
"I won't go to school! No, I won't!" Cupcake shouted.

The Queen watched from the doorway perplexed as to why.

"But you were excited," was her calm reply.
"I'm not," Cupcake said. Her foot stomped with a boom.
"I don't want to go. I'm not leaving this room!" 

When just pouting doesn't seem to sway her mother, Cupcake pretends to be sick. But when her mother mentions the doctor and a possible shot, Cupcake suddenly feels better.
Next she tries the excuse that her tutu is dirty--readers of Princess Cupcake Jones and the Missing Tutu already know this is Cupcake's favorite garment. But Mother is one step ahead again.


When this strong-will young princess finally goes to school and meets her nice teacher and makes friends with another little girl (also wearing a tutu), school doesn't seem so bad.


My Thoughts:   We loved Princess Cupcake Jones in Princess Cupcake Jones and the Missing Tutu and were really excited when we unexpectedly received her latest book and being in the midst of the Back to School, the timing could not be more perfect.  I should also add The Littlest One is not a fan a preschool.  Oh, that's a whole other story.  He did, however, enjoy Princess Cupcake Jones Won't Go To School.


The illustrations are bright and colorful and just fun.  Her curly locs and big, brown eyes are adorable, absolutely adorable.  The rhythmic verse jumps off the page and is wonderful for reading aloud.  Princess Cupcake Jones is a spark of spunk and we love her.  


For More Info:
Be sure to check out http://princesscupcakejones.com/ for more info on the book and printables and shop for all things Princess Cupcake.

Princess Cupcake Jones and the Missing Tutu is available wherever books are sold including Amazon.





Disclosure: Many thanks to the publisher for the opportunity to review this book. I received a complimentary copy of this book in exchange for this review. The thoughts expressed above are mine. Visit http://threeboysandanoldlady.blogspot.com/2010/01/advertisecontact.html for the complete Disclosure Policy of Three Boys and an Old Lady blog.

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