cover image Wemberly's Ice-Cream Star

Wemberly's Ice-Cream Star

Kevin Henkes. Greenwillow, $6.99 (24pp) ISBN 978-0-06-050405-2

The winsome heroine of Wemberly Worried returns in a new board book from Kevin Henkes, Wemberly's Ice-Cream Star. Timid children will instantly identify with this charming worrywart as she decides on the proper way to enjoy a surprise treat. Henkes's fluid, expressive illustrations on white backgrounds eliminate extraneous details, deftly focusing on the nuanced emotions that make his characters preschoolers' favorites.