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Children's Fiction Birthdays

True and the Rainbow Kingdom: True's Birthday Party

adapted by Robin Bright

illustrated by Guru Animation Studio Ltd

Publisher
Chouette Publishing, Inc.
Initial publish date
May 2021
Category
Birthdays, Media Tie-In
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9782898023088
    Publish Date
    May 2021
    List Price
    $5.99

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 3 to 18
  • Grade: p to 1

Description

Bartleby plans a special day for True's birthday, but things don't go exactly as planned!  
Based on the top-rated animated series.
About True and the Rainbow Kingdom: True is a fearless eight-year-old who helps the whimsical citizens of the Rainbow Kingdom alongside her best friend, Bartleby the Cat. When something goes awry in the Kingdom, True is the only one with the ability to wake the powers of the Magical Wishes of the Wishing Tree. She keeps the citizens safe and empower those around her with imagination, empathy, and mindfulness. 
The books are drawn from the animated series produced by Guru Studio, based on a concept by famed artist collective FriendsWithYou, in collaboration with Home Plate Entertainment and Pharrell Williams’ multimedia creative collective I am OTHER.

About the authors

Robin Bright is a professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in language arts, reading, writing, and gender. Previously, Dr. Bright taught elementary school for ten years. She has written several books (including Write from the Start, published by Portage & Main Press in 2001) and numerous articles on learning to read and write. In her work as an educator, Dr. Bright provides student teachers and experienced teachers alike with stimulating professional development activities related to the literacy needs and interests of Canadian children, especially teens. She and her family enjoy reading and travelling together.

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Editorial Reviews

SERIES REVIEW FROM COMMON SENSE MEDIA | FIVE-STARS | COMMON SENSE SEAL:  Parents need to know that True and the Rainbow Kingdom is an animated series whose main character helps her friends solve their problems with a combination of magic and old-fashioned determination. The show is rich in positive examples of compassion, empathy, and kindness, made even more obvious in contrast to the actions of True's self-absorbed friend, Grizelda. The stories are less simplistic than many others geared toward the preschool set, and viewers will notice that the characters' efforts often don't achieve the desired result on the first (or even second) try, requiring patience and perseverance to prevail. Vibrant animation, whimsical characters, and wonderful music round out this endearing series. —commonsensemedia.org

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