Phoebe and Her Unicorn: Volume 1

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The first book in this beautifully drawn comic strip series follows the unlikely friendship between a somewhat awkward girl and the magical unicorn who gradually shows her just how special she really is. Over a series of hilarious adventures, Phoebe learns to bask in the awesomeness of Marigold and discover just how extraordinary it is to have a unicorn for a best friend.

"Phoebe is a remarkably real little girl, as bright and imaginative as Bill Watterson's Calvin, as touchingly vulnerable as Charles Schulz's Charlie Brown...Simpson is that good, and that original." --Peter S. Beagle, author of The Last Unicorn

It all started when a girl named Phoebe skipped a rock across a pond and accidentally hit a unicorn in the face. Improbably, this led to Phoebe being granted one wish, and she used it to make the unicorn, Marigold Heavenly Nostrils, her obligational best friend. But can a vain mythical beast and a nine-year-old daydreamer really forge a connection? Indeed they can, and that's how Phoebe and Her Unicorn unfolds. Over time, Phoebe and Marigold acknowledge that they had been lonely before they met and come to truly appreciate the bond they now share.

Author: Dana Simpson
Binding Type: Paperback
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Published: 09/02/2014
Series: Phoebe and Her Unicorn #1
Pages: 224
Weight: 0.82lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.55d
ISBN: 9781449446208
Audience: Ages 9-12

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 3.4
Point Value: 1
Interest Level: Middle Grade
Quiz #/Name: 181441 / Phoebe and Her Unicorn

Award: Black-Eyed Susan Award - Nominee
Award: Washington State Book Award - Winner

Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Reviews 07/01/2014
School Library Journal 08/01/2014 pg. 94
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 10/01/2014 - Book Of Special Distinction

About the Author
Simpson, Dana: - Dana Claire Simpson grew up in Gig Harbor, Washington, drawing the entire time. She eventually graduated from The Evergreen State College, despite having spent all her time drawing, and not always for credit.

From 1998 to 2008, she drew the internet comic strip Ozy and Millie. After winning the Amazon-sponsored Comic Strip Superstar Contest in 2009, Andrews McMeel Syndication signed her to a development deal for Heavenly Nostrils, which was later renamed Phoebe and Her Unicorn.

She currently lives in Santa Barbara, California, with her tech genius spouse and her fairly stupid cat.

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