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Phoebe and her unicorn: a heavenly nostrils chronicle

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Andrews McMeel Publishing,
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"Phoebe is a remarkably real little girl, as bright and imaginative as Bill Watterson's Calvin , as touchingly vulnerable as Charles Schulz's Charlie Brown . And if these strike you as big names to conjure with, I'll go further and state for the record that in my opinion Heavenly Nostrils is nothing less than the best comic strip to come along since Calvin and Hobbes. Simpson is that good, and that original." --Peter S. Beagle, author of The Last Unicorn , from the Introduction A boy and his dog . . . a girl and her . . . unicorn? It all started when a girl named Phoebe skipped a rock across a pond and accidentally hit a unicorn in the face. Improbably, this led to Phoebe being granted one wish, and she used it to make the unicorn, Marigold Heavenly Nostrils, her obligational best friend. But can a vain mythical beast and a nine-year-old daydreamer really forge a connection? Indeed they can, and that's how Phoebe and Her Unicorn unfolds. This beautifully drawn comic strip follows the unlikely friendship between a somewhat awkward girl and the magic unicorn who gradually shows her just how special she really is. Through hilarious adventures where Phoebe gets to bask in Marigold's "awesomeness," the friends also come to acknowledge that they had been lonely before they met and truly appreciate the bond they now share.
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Level 3.4, 1 Points
Lexile measure:
GN: Graphic Novel 390L
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Grouping Title phoebe and her unicorn a heavenly nostrils chronicle
Grouping Author simpson dana
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-14 14:05:46PM
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display_description "Do you believe in unicorns? Phoebe does. She has no choice. One day she skipped a rock across a pond, and hit a unicorn in the face. Improbably, this resulted in a lasting friendship between Phoebe and the unicorn, one Marigold Heavenly Nostrils. Come along for the unicorn ride with Phoebe, as she deals with the usual burdens of childhood (cruel classmates, gym class, piano lessons) and also some unusual ones (magic hair, candy-breathing dragons, and the legendary Shield of Boringness). Can a precocious little girl and a self-absorbed mythical forest creature find common ground? Indeed they can, and that's how Phoebe and her unicorn unfolds" -- page [4] of cover.
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series Phoebe and her unicorn
series_with_volume Phoebe and her unicorn|1
subject_facet Comic books, strips, etc, Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States, Fantasy fiction, Juvenile, Friendship -- Comic books, strips, etc, Friendship -- Juvenile fiction, Girls -- Comic books, strips, etc, Girls -- Juvenile fiction, Graphic novels, Unicorns -- Comic books, strips, etc, Unicorns -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Phoebe and her unicorn : a heavenly nostrils chronicle
title_full Phoebe and her unicorn : a heavenly nostrils chronicle / Dana Simpson
title_short Phoebe and her unicorn :
title_sub a heavenly nostrils chronicle
topic_facet Comic books, strips, etc, Fantasy fiction, Juvenile, Friendship, Girls, Graphic novels, Unicorns