"Penny and Jelly are sure to warm the hearts of both future talent-show contestants and readers who have similarly close canine friends."
-- Kirkus Reviews

"Little ones anxious about finding a talent will be reassured by this heartening tale with a cozy conclusion: sometimes the best talent is friendship."
-- Booklist

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The School Show

This young and funny picture book showcases the soon-to-be star of her school talent show: Penny. With a little help from her dog Jelly, Penny realizes that she and Jelly have a unique talent to share--unlike any other in the show.

Written by Maria Gianferrari

Illustrated by Thyra Heder

Available at:

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers Amazon.com Books-a-Million Barnes & Noble IndieBound Politics and Prose Powell's The Toadstool Bookshop
Also available as an eBook in several of these locations, and at iBooks and Kobo.
Contact: Maria Gianferrari