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Big red lollipop (edition 2010)

by Rukhsana Khan, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)

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Title:Big red lollipop
Authors:Rukhsana Khan
Other authors:Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
Info:New York, N.Y. : Viking, c2010.
Collections:Your library
Rating:****
Tags:easy; prek-3; diversity; siblings; maturing; fairness

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This story tells of Rubina, who is invited to her very first birthday party, and has to bring along her younger sister, Sana. Sana causes many problems for Rubina, embarrassing her, eating her lollypop, and keeping her from being invited to other parties. Things change when Sana is invited to a party, and the littlest sister insists on going. When their mother says that all the girls can go, Rubina sticks up for Sana, and Sana brings her home a lollypop.
  songshu | Jul 5, 2015 |
Charlotte Zolotow Award winner. Family is Muslim.
  Robinjhud | Jul 4, 2015 |
Rubina has been invited to her first birthday party, but her mother insists that she take her little sister along. Rubina is mortified, but she is unable to convince her mother otherwise. So both girls go, and Sana makes a big fuss at the party and then steals Rubina's party favor, a red lollipop. Rukhsana Khan's smart story and Sophie Blackall's adorable illustrations make a lovely picture book.
  aartik | Jul 3, 2015 |
Talks about the "inconvenience" of being a Big sister and facing different expectations in different cultures.
  LBraaten | Jun 8, 2015 |
The Big Red Lollipop talks about a birthday party that the older sister gets invited to. However, she has to take her little sister with her and she embarrasses her at the party. She doesn't get invited for a long time, because of it. Plus, she eats her lollipop that she took care of, while her little sister ate hers as quick as possible. When they're older, it's the little sister's turn to attend birthday parties. The older sister convinces her mom to let her go to the party, without her sister. In the end, the little sister saves her older sister her lollipop. Great Book!
  ayala.yannet | Jun 8, 2015 |
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Rubina has been invited to her first birthday party, and her mother, Ami, insists that she bring her little sister along. Rubina is mortified, but she can?t convince Ami that you just don?t bring your younger sister to your friend?s party. So both girls go, and not only does Sana demand to win every game, but after the party she steals Rubina?s prized party favor, a red lollipop. What?s a fed-up big sister to do?

Rukhsana Khan?s clever story and Sophie Blackall?s irresistible illustrations make for a powerful combination in this fresh and surprising picture book.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:20:44 -0400)

Having to take her younger sister along the first time she is invited to a birthday party spoils Rubina's fun, and later when that sister is asked to a party and baby sister wants to come, Rubina must decide whether to help.

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