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Paulina P. (for Petersen)

3.64  ·  Rating Details ·  14 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Paulina Petersen prefers the letter P. Who wouldn’t? After all, lovers of P can partake of popcorn (so many Ps in one bag!), ping-pong, polka dots, parsnips, and painting! Paulina’s best pal, Penny Lee, however, likes hearts, dresses, chocolate, and color-by-numbers. Paulina ponders: How is it possible that Penny prefers hearts? Be prepared for a priceless picture book abo ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Simply Read Books (first published July 7th 2009)
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Aug 05, 2009 Suzanne rated it it was amazing
Paulina Petersen prefers the letter P. And when you hear how Paulina puts it, who wouldn't? Being so partial is a perfectly pardonable predilection!

In her second book for children, author-illustrator Lisa Cinar shows, through a mix of simple rhyming narration and interjected speech bubbles, just how all-consuming Paulina's penchant for the letter P really is. In one of the book's more entertaining spreads, Paulina pretends to be a pharmacist with nothing but P-word remedies – such as a pony pend
Nov 18, 2009 Emmy rated it it was ok
Paulina Petersen loves all things that start with the letter P. So many wonderful things begin with it: pencils, popsicles, ping pong and parsley, but Paulina’s friend Penny loves other things and Paulina’s not sure if she can make peace with that fact. Overall the book is charming. The illustrations are colorful, dynamic and representative of what a young a reader could do if they were to draw characters themselves. If you’re looking for a story with substance you may want to look elsewhere, bu ...more
Cute. Good message. Love the photos mixed in with the drawings.

But it wasn't great. And the moral at the end seemed ... I dunno. It wasn't well stated, I guess. It was overdone in words, underdone in pictures and pages.

(Once a month I read picture books to a 2nd grade class. This one didn't make the cut.)
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