Sugar Plum Ballerinas: Plum Fantastic

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By Whoopi Goldberg

By Deborah Underwood

Illustrated by Ashley Evans

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The first book of the award-winning and bestselling Sugar Plum Ballerinas series by Whoopi Goldberg—now featuring brand-new illustrations!

At the Nutcracker School of Ballet in Harlem, young dancers learn to chassé, plié, and jeté with their Sugar Plum Sisters—but things don't always go to plan! As the girls encounter challenges both on and off stage, they'll need the support of their classmates to carry them through with aplomb.

Alexandrea Petrakova Johnson does not want to be a beautiful ballerina, and she does not want to leave her friends in Apple Creek. Unfortunately, that doesn't stop her ballet-crazy mother from moving them to Harlem, or from enrolling Al at the Nutcracker School of Ballet. Life is hard when you're the new ballerina on the block, and it's even harder when you're chosen to be the Sugar Plum Fairy in the school recital! Al's ballet classmates are going to have to use all the plum power they've got to coach this scary fairy!

  • “…an endearing multiethnic cast of characters and a positive message of the power of friendship make this one a keeper.”
    Kirkus Reviews
  • “….warm, funny and tender.”
    Publishers Weekly

On Sale
Jul 19, 2022
Page Count
144 pages
ISBN-13
9780316168175

Whoopi Goldberg

About the Author

Whoopi Goldberg is one of a very elite group of artists who have won the Grammy, the Academy Award, the Golden Globe, the Emmy, and a Tony. Currently, she is the moderator of ABC Television Network's The View. Whoopi is equally well-known for her humanitarian efforts on behalf of children, the homeless, human rights, education, substance abuse and the battle against AIDS. Among her many charitable activities, Whoopi is a Goodwill Ambassador to the United Nations.

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Deborah Underwood

About the Author

Deborah Underwood is the author of numerous books for children, including Outside InInterstellar Cinderella, XO, Exoplanet, and New York Times bestsellers The Quiet BookThe Loud Book, and Here Comes the Easter Cat. She lives in Northern California and invites you to visit her online at deborahunderwoodbooks.com.

Leah Hong is the creator of Happy Dreams, Little Bunny and the illustrator of When You Have to Wait by Melanie Conklin. She is an artist and graphic designer who graduated from Emily Carr University of Art + Design with a degree in painting and drawing. Leah lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, and invites you to visit her online at leahhong.com.

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