Ms. Rapscott's Girls (Hardcover)
Welcome to Ms. Rapscott’s School for the Daughters of Busy Parents, a place where you will learn everything your parents are too busy to teach you. Students arrive in convenient self-addressed boxes, the weather is always horrible (just as Ms. Rapscott likes it!), Lewis and Clark, her steadfast corgis, are always there to lend a hand, and Ms. Rapscott herself is full of valuable advice and wisdom. The girls will be taught important lessons, including getting lost on purpose and how to find their way. Readers will surely fall madly in love with Ms. Rapscott and her curious school… and perhaps crave a slice of birthday cake for breakfast.— Sara
Fans of Mary Poppins will love this whimsical tale of a boarding school for children of very busy parents, where an extraordinary headmistress teaches them life lessons about courage, adventure, friendship . . . and the importance of birthday cake. Nestled inside a lighthouse, Great Rapscott School for the Daughters of Busy Parents takes its motto from Amelia Earhart: Adventure is worthwhile in itself. Headmistress Ms. Rapscott couldn't agree more, but her students, who are shipped to the school in boxes, could use a little convincing. Still, despite their initial reluctance, the students are soon soaring through the sky and getting lost on purpose. In addition to learning what birthday cakes are and how best to approach a bumbershoot tree, the students also manage to learn a little something about strength and bravery. Bestselling author Elise Primavera has created an irresistible, richly illustrated story about finding your way.
About the Author
Elise Primavera, the bestselling author of Auntie Claus, has been writing and illustrating books for children for more than twenty-five years. She lives in Red Bank, New Jersey.