I Don't Like Pink

BQB Publishing
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"Just because I am a girl does not mean I like the color pink," so declares the fashion-forward, independent-minded young lady in I Don't Like Pink - a story about about a well-dressed little girl who does not fit the norm. She does not like the color pink, or does she? Children and adults will fall in love with the whimsical illustrations and independence of this character.
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About the author

John Petersen is the author and illustrator of I Don't Like Pink! (WriteLife, 2010). He is also a freelance artist for companies such as Nordstrom and Threepluscreative in New York City. John also enjoys handcrafting jewelry, which he sells in his own line, Gunner and Lux. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with his husband William and his daughter Riley, who continues to provide inspiration for future books.

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Publisher
BQB Publishing
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Published on
Sep 29, 2014
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Pages
30
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ISBN
9781939371799
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / Concepts / Colors
Juvenile Fiction / Girls & Women
Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
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This content is DRM free.
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Amazon’s 2013 Best Picture Book of the Year

A Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2013

Goodreads’ 2013 Best Picture Book of the Year 

Winner of the E.B. White Read-Aloud Award

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“Utterly original.” –San Francisco Chronicle
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