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Brownie & Pearl Get Dolled Up

May 27, 2010 | bookmark | 2 Comments

Brownie & Pearl Get Dolled Up
Busy month, totally missed this.
The second book in the Brownie & Pearl series was published earlier in May. It’s called Brownie & Pearl Get Dolled Up, and within its covers the plight of little Brownie and her kitten Pearl continues as Brownie is forced to go to bed. Instead, she distresses her parents by playing dress-up — hilarity ensues!
As with the first book, this story is sweet like sugar and I think I used eight hundred shades of pink in the illustrations. Being a boy myself, it was kind of gross and I had to lay off desserts for a while.
If you’re not a boy (and even maybe if you are) you’ll love this book. It doesn’t have many words, but the words it has are the perfect words. Written by Cynthia Rylant, published by Beach Lane, an imprint of Simon & Schuster.

Brownie & Pearl Get Dolled Up
Brownie & Pearl Get Dolled Up
Brownie & Pearl Get Dolled Up
This illustration I just made yesterday. It’s for the fifth book in the series.
Pearl grabs a bite