"Don't Wear Polka Dot Underwear With White Pants" with Allison Gutknecht
Second-grader Mandy Berr has learned a thing or two, and she'd like to share her hard-won wisdom with you in Don't Wear Polka-Dot Underwear with White Pants (and Other Lessons I've Learned), a debut chapter book by Allison Gutknecht.
With a pesky attention-hog of a younger brother and a pair of infant twins at home, Mandy feels ignored by her parents, something she is not used to. When her teacher announces a class pageant, Wendy sets out to find a place in the spotlight, with a little help from her lucky polka-dot underwear.
Come enjoy a reading of this fondly funny book by a promising new author.
|Allison Gutknecht grew up in Voorhees, New Jersey, with three fewer siblings than her main character, Mandy Berr. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, she earned her master’s degree in Children’s Media and Literature from NYU. Allison lives in New York City with her rambunctious toy poodle, Gypsy, and her literate cat, Folly. She is a massive fan of polka dots.|