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The Lime Green Secret

by Georgia Graham

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list price: $21.99
published: 2009
publisher: Tundra

Not every flower girl enjoys “her” wedding day quite the way Gloria does!

Nothing has made Gloria happier than being chosen as flower girl for sister Fran’s wedding. Thrilled with her beautiful satin gown, long white gloves, shiny white shoes, lace socks, and sparkling tiara, Gloria dreams of donning her wedding finery and transforming herself. Hanging on a hook on her bedroom door, the dress glows “like a radiant angel.” When Gloria gives in to temptation and puts on the entire wedding outfit to entertain the dog, it leads to unpredictable and comical results.

In this hilarious romp through the days leading up to the wedding, Gloria’s unstoppable desire to dress up in her flower-girl attire will appeal to any little girl whose fantasies pester her until she comes up with a creative way to fulfill them.

Georgia Graham’s playful chalk pastel illustrations bring the antics in The Lime Green Secret magically to life.

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Contributor notes

Georgia Graham, born and raised in Calgary, has been a compulsive drawer as long as she can remember. Throughout grade school, she filled up endless sketch books and margins of scribblers with doodles and characters. She graduated from the Visual Communications program at the Alberta College of Art in 1982. The Lime Green Secret is the eleventh book she has illustrated and the third she has written. She visits elementary schools, mostly in Alberta, demonstrating her drawing techniques and sharing her love of writing and illustrating. She enjoys Bible storytelling at her church and at camp. Georgia is a self-proclaimed introvert who loves people and talks too much. She lives on a tree farm in central Alberta with her husband and her dog, Ginger, who is depicted in this book.

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Editorial Review

Praise for Wanda and the Frogs:
“Georgia Graham’s pastel illustrations are lively and memorable, infusing the story with warmth and vitality and supporting the nimble simplicity of the prose.” — Quill & Quire

“Both the classroom and Wanda’s home are brought to life by the spirited and cheeky illustrations by Georgia Graham.” — Prairie Books Now

Praise for Wanda and the Wild Hair:
“This charming story is well served by the delightful comic illustrations of Georgia Graham.” — CM Magazine

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