Many parents and children feel the pressure to be good at everything. Caterina models how creative play can be as much about enjoying the experience as it is about seeing the results. Caterina hopes that she and her friends inspire you to:
-Caterina is a warm, smart, and adventurous new picture book character whose big ideas don’t always go according to plan.
-The series encourages both children and parents not to worry as much about "getting it right’" but instead to enjoy life’s happy imperfections.
-Caterina models the creative process, critical thinking, problem solving, and creative play.
-Each story features age appropriate projects and activities that children will be able to recreate with the imaginative use of simple, inexpensive, materials.
-CATERINA AND THE PERFECT PARTY published by Dial Books For Young Readers, July 2013. CATERIN AND THE LEMONADE STAND (2014) CATERINA AND THE BEST BEACH DAY (2015)