JENNIFER LARUE HUGET is the author of "Thanks A LOT, Emily Post!, "
which received a starred review in "Booklist, " and "How to Clean
Your Room in 10 Easy Steps." She is a columnist for the "Washington
LEUYEN PHAM is the illustrator of Lenore Look's acclaimed Alvin Ho series; Kelly Dipucchio's "Grace for President, " a "New York Times" bestselling book; and Julianne Moore's Freckleface Strawberry series. She is the author and illustrator of "Big Sister, Little Sister."
K-Gr 2-A girl is excited about her birthday, "5 months, 3 weeks, 2 days, and 8 hours" away. Outrageously snowballing party plans include magicians, rides, mounds of ice cream, and live hamsters as party favors, yet her modest party turns out to be perfect. Colorful, dynamic illustrations capture the anticipatory fun. (c) Copyright 2011. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.