Andy Shane and the Queen of Egypt
author: Jennifer Richard Jacobson
illustrator: Abby Carter
The school Culture Fair is coming up, and Andy Shane has to pick an African country to learn about. Deciding isnít easy for Andy, so heís glad when Granny Webb gives him a scarab beetle, which he knows is a symbol of Egypt. But when Andy tries to tell Ms. Janice, Dolores Starbuckle springs up with her gold jewelry and glitter sandals and claims that she is the queen of Egypt. Dolores always gets her way -- but this time Andy doesnít feel like caving in. What will it take for him to share his project with the bossy queen? Fans of the endearing Andy Shane will be happy to see him holding his own in his new early-chapter-book adventure.
"Andy and Dolores tangle as they try to negotiate their bumpy friendship. . . .An upbeat volume for confident beginning readers." -- THE HORN BOOK (Ages 5-8)