My Magnificent Jelly Bean Tree by Maura Finn
Published by New Frontier Publishing
This story is a colourful as a myriad of jelly beans. The coloured patterned end papers are as delicious as the story. The story begins with a boy in black and white and his thoughts of having a jelly bean tree. He becomes coloured as the tree grows. His wish for fresh jelly beans and his hope that his tree grows is delightful and complimented by colourful and swirling illustrations.
This happy and hopeful story helps the reader understand that is delightful to have dreams and hopes, and whether they come true or not, we can believe.
The front cover of the book has a colour wheel in the top right hand corner and colour splashes its way through the book. What is your favourite jelly bean colour?!
CKT Book Reviewer
Author: Maura Finn
Illustrator: Aura Parker
Title: My Magnificent Jelly Bean Tree
Publisher: New Frontier Publishing
Published: May 2016