The second Phoebe and Her Unicorn graphic novel!
Summer is here, and Phoebe and Marigold are headed to drama camp. Phoebe’s expecting some quality time with her best friend, but in a surprise twist, Marigold has invited her sister, Florence Unfortunate Nostrils! While the unicorn sisters head to camp in a magical rainbow pod, Phoebe is stuck riding with her parents in their boring car, wondering where it all went wrong. But at Camp Thespis, there are more daunting tasks at hand: writing, producing, and acting in an entirely original play! The second Phoebe and Her Unicorn graphic novel is a sparkling tale of sisterhood and summer fun, as well as a reminder that sometimes it takes a bit of drama to recognize true friendship.
About the Author
Dana Claire Simpson grew up in Gig Harbor, Washington, drawing the entire time. She eventually graduated from The Evergreen State College, despite having spent all her time drawing, and not always for credit.
From 1998 to 2008, she drew the internet comic strip Ozy and Millie. After winning the Amazon-sponsored Comic Strip Superstar Contest in 2009, Andrews McMeel Syndication signed her to a development deal for Heavenly Nostrils, which was later renamed Phoebe and Her Unicorn.
She currently lives in Santa Barbara, California, with her tech genius spouse and her fairly stupid cat.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This book was to SORT!!!!
This eight-volume is about the test of friendship between Phoebe and her unicorn, Marigold. Phoebe needs to go to a drama camp and she will be busy with the activities she was there, so Marigold thought that it is the best for her and her sister, Florence Unfortunate Nostrils, to spend time with each other. As Marigold spends a lot of time with Florence and lesser time Phoebe, Phoebe felt that she's being neglected by her friend. The story in this installment teaches everyone that communication is the key to better understand each other. If we could have time for our friends, we should also set time to spend with our family which is also reminded in the story. Lastly, we could be much happier if we learn to share what we have because we could express our love through it.
I discovered Dana Simpson's delightful comic strip about a year ago so I jumped at the opportunity from NetGalley to read the latest book featuring the strip's characters. I adore "the funnies" and when I first read "Phoebe and Her Unicorn" I felt that it was a direct descendant of the brilliant "Calvin and Hobbes" strip - hilarious, a little irreverent, and wise. However, I was disappointed to find that this book isn't a collection of comic strips but a stand-alone storybook. It is cute and has the requisite lesson for middle grades books but it lacked the witty punch of the comic strip.