by Marianna Coppo


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The humorous adventures of an irresistible little rock who finds herself in constantly changing circumstances, Petra is a picture book that celebrates the power of perspective and believing in yourself.

Petra is a little rock who believes she is a mighty mountain . . . until a dog fetches her for its owner, and she is tossed into a bird's nest. A mountain? No, Petra is now an egg! An egg of the world in a world of possibility. Until she's flung into a pond, and becomes an amazing island . . . and, eventually, a little girl's pet rock. What will she be tomorrow? Who knows? But she's a rock, and this is how she rolls!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780735262676
Publisher: Tundra
Publication date: 02/06/2018
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 141,609
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 3 - 7 Years

About the Author

MARIANNA COPPO is an author/illustrator from Italy. She studied editorial illustration at MiMaster in Milan, and now focuses on freelance illustration in Rome. She is one of the curators of Tentacoli, an independent label which specializes in fanzines and handmade products. Petra is her first picture book.

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Petra 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Bookish Owlette More than 1 year ago
One Line Review:  Let's all be Petra! Petra was something I needed in my life. Who says picture books are only for children?! *scoff  I love how Petra is so easy going and optimistic. Through Petra, Marianna teaches us a valuable lesson of self-love, confidence, motivation and the ability to adapt and evolve. A truly valuable lesson indeed! I might just hang a copy of this book next to bed for motivation!