Reading/Interest Level: Toddler, Preschool, Primary
Author: Kelly Clarkson
Illustrator: Lucy Fleming
This latest installment in the magical adventures of Ms. River Rose is cozy, Christmasy, and oh so cute. River Rose and her best buddy, Joplin the dog, are waiting up for Santa, but they fall asleep. When they awake, they are delighted to find that their magical balloons have returned. In this sweet story, the magical balloons transport River Rose and Joplin to the North Pole! The fearless friends get to share lots of yummy snacks and even get to meet Santa himself before returning home to their comfy bed. On Christmas morning, River Rose awakes and wonders was it real or only just a dream?
Kelly Clarkson has provided a festive and beautiful story that children will look forward to reading each Christmas season. The rhymes on each page are catchy and perfect for little readers. Lucy Fleming's illustrations are pretty, precious, and playful. This book will inspire children to use their imagination and embrace the fun in life. Kelly Clarkson has also provided a link to her original Christmas song that adds a extra special something to this creative Christmas story. River Rose is here to stay.