Amanda Ferrandino Invites Readers on a Journey of Fun and Learning

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Ferrandino’s newest picture book follows the Beanie children on an exciting adventure

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Amanda Ferrandino, author of The Beanies and the New Baby, returns to the world of children’s literature with The Beanies and How They Lost Their Color. Ferrandino’s latest storybook will once again have readers following the adorable Beanie children in an adventure filled with fun and valuable lessons.

The Beanie children are adorable little boys and girls who love to play and have fun. One sunny day, the Beanies are happily relaxing and playing fun games until it starts to rain. They have no choice but to go back inside the house.

One of the Beanies, Valentina, is very sad because of the rain and when she goes to sit by the window she notices something very strange. The rain began to wash away the colors of the world outside! When the other Beanies find out, they rush to see what is going on and end up losing their own colors as well. Led by the courageous Valentina, the Beanie children embark on an exciting journey to look for a way to get their colors back. What awaits them at the end? Will they succeed?

Accompanied by dazzling, full-color illustrations, The Beanies And How They Lost Their Color is a picture book filled with unforgettable characters and a treasure trove of lessons on obedience, friendship and courage.

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About the Author
Amanda Ferrandino lives in Staten Island, New York. She loves to draw and write. Ferrandino created the Beanie characters while in fourth grade. During her spare time, she enjoys singing and acting.

The Beanies And How They Lost Their Color * by Amanda Ferrandino
Publication Date: April 30, 2013
Picture Book; $21.99; 44 pages; 978-1-4836-1363-5
Picture Book Hardcover; $31.99; 44 pages; 978-1-4836-1364-2
Ebook; $3.99; 978-1-4836-1365-9

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