Angeline Jellybean
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Angeline Jellybean

4.3 of 5 stars 4.30  ·  rating details  ·  10 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Angeline loves jellybeans. In fact she wants to eat nothing else, until she learns a startling and colorful lesson. Illustrations by Stephen Macquignon add to Crystalee Calderwoods s delightful story.
Paperback, 28 pages
Published November 5th 2008 by 4rv Publishing LLC
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Stephanie Burkhart
Angeline Jellybean" is a colorful mix of fun, jellybeans, and healthy food by Crystalee Calderwood. What happens when a girl eats too many jellybeans? Ask Angeline! Geared for 3-7 year-olds, Angeline is a young girl who loves to eat jellybeans. She's got multiple colors of beans and a bean for every occasion from Easter to Halloween. Her mom tries to offer her healthy choices, but Angeline balks - until she eats too many jellybeans. Then she learns there's something to be said about mom's advice...more
What a darling picture book. Angeline captures hearts with her adamant refusal to eat anything but jellybeans. The illustrations are all full-color and portray Angeline beautifully. I can't wait until my daugter is old enough to appreciate this book. (She's one month old.)
Angeline Jellybean is nicely handled by Crystalee Calderwood. Jellybeans are Angeline’s favorite food. The fact is, she doesn’t want to eat anything else! Crystalee takes us into Angeline’s world by allowing us to spend a year with her. We hear Angeline ask for jellybeans during the three big holidays on a kids calendar. She even asks for certain colors of jellybeans for different holidays! Does she ever get them?

Angeline’s mother constantly tries to get her daughter to eat healthy snacks like a...more
Eyvonna Rains
This story hits home! My son is a candy fiend, just like Angeline with her jellybeans. It's humorous and fun to read AND it has a message that kids need to eat REAL food WITHOUT being preachy. My children and I giggle when we read it at bedtime.
Cute rhyming story about a girl that refuses to eat anything nutritious, and only wants to eat jellybeans.
Angeline Jellybean by Crystalee Calderwood (2008)
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Crystalee Calderwood is a 30-year-old poet and writer. She is a 2008 graduate of the MFA in Creative Writing program at Chatham University, an SCBWI member, and a lover of children's books. Angeline Jellybean is her first published picture book. It can be found at and She also writes book reviews for the website
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