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Uni's First Recital

Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Fans of the uplifting Uni the Unicorn book series will love this story about not giving up! This relatable Step 2 Reader shares the familiar anxieties of performing in front of a crowd! Perfect for beginner readers who can recognize familiar words and are working on sounding out new ones.

It is almost time for Uni's first dance recital! Uni has practiced but is still worried about forgetting the routine. How will Uni tell left from right and remember the steps when performing on stage?

Uni fans new and old will be excited to join this bighearted unicorn on a new adventure that shares the power of hard work and practice--plus a little help from mom and unicorn magic--to feel confident!

Step 2 Readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories. They are perfect for children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help.

Look for Uni Step into Reading stories, including:

Uni the Unicorn Bakes a Cake
Uni the Unicorn Goes to School
Uni's First Sleepover
and more!

Book Details

  • Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Publish Date: May 14th, 2024
  • Pages: 32
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.20in - 6.20in - 0.30in - 0.45lb
  • EAN: 9780593652039
  • Recommended age: 04-08
  • Categories: Readers - BeginnerAnimals - Dragons, Unicorns & MythicalSocial Themes - Friendship

About the Author

AMY KROUSE ROSENTHAL was born in 1965 and graduated from Tufts University. A prolific writer, speaker, filmmaker, and radio show host, she also contributed to TED Talks and wrote numerous adult and children's books, including picture books about Uni the unicorn. She announced on March 3, 2017, that she was terminally ill with cancer. She lived in Chicago with her husband and children. Her essay for the Modern Love column in the New York Times, entitled "You May Want to Marry My Husband," went viral online. She died on March 13, 2017.

BRIGETTE BARRAGER graduated from CalArts with a BFA in character animation in 2007. She likes tea and books and general old lady-ish stuff, and hates when people's toes hang over the edge of their sandals.

Praise for this book

"A highly relatable and entertaining tale, and a recommended purchase for early reader collections." --School Library Journal