On Our Shelves Now
A rhyming Little Golden Book introducing young readers to the joy of figure skating.
First I wobble, hold the wall.
Coach says it's okay to fall.
Though I'm still a bit unsteady,
I let go. I'm feeling ready.
So begins a young girl's love of figure skating. This rhyming Little Golden Book is a delightful introduction to skating lessons and a first skating competition. Perfect for all young skaters, or even fans who enjoy watching Olympic skating events. Written by Sue Fliess, the author of the bestselling Little Golden Book I'm a Ballerina! and illustrated by Nina Mata, the artist behind Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez's bestselling picturebook.
About the Author
SUE FLIESS is a master at writing engaging stories for preschoolers. She penned the Little Golden Books The Hug Book, I'm a Ballerina!, How to Be a Pirate, How to Be a Superhero, and Robots, Robots Everywhere! Find out more about Sue at suefliess.com.
NINA MATA is the New York Times Bestselling Illustrator of I Promise by LeBron James and She's Got This by Laurie Hernandez. Nina's family emigrated from the Philippines when she was 6 years old, and settled in Queens, New York. Because her parents worked and went to night school, Nina spent a lot (like a whole lot) of time drawing. She studied Illustration at The Fashion Institute of Technology of NY. Nina currently lives in New Jersey with her husband, their daughter and Tabi, the cat.