A inspiring story about discovering ideas in unexpected places, never giving up, and finding the perfect recipe for success!
"An immersive read-aloud that will have readers impressed by Eva's perseverance and can-do spirit." --Kirkus Reviews
One scorching summer day, Eva comes up with a great idea: a lemonade stand! But when she sees that Jake across the street has his own stand, and he's giving away free cookies, Eva knows she needs another idea to keep people lining up. Eureka--new flavors!
Except Jake has ideas too--bigger and better ones, and more customers! Soon Eva is out of ideas, and, she thinks, out of business. But when she takes a moment to be creative again and makes a batch of delicious kulfi ice cream, she discovers fresh inspiration--and a new way to succeed!
The perfect book for:
- Parents, teachers, and librarians looking for growth mindset stories
- Readers looking for diverse picture books
- Kids interested in entrepreneurship
Includes an easy-to-make kulfi recipe!
About the Author
Harshita Jerath loves writing stories for children. She draws inspiration from her growing-up memories in India and the colorful world around her. She's a science graduate in Industrial Microbiology with a Master's equivalent in Hospital Administration. She lives with her family in Arizona.
Chloe Burgett is a children's book illustrator; some of her titles include Cooler than Lemonade, written by Harshita Jerath; Big Bold Beautiful Me, written by Jane Yolen and Maddison Stemple-Piatt; the A to Z Animal Mysteries series, created by Ron Roy and Kayla Whaley; and the Etta Extraordinaire series, written by Roda Ahmed and Charnaie Gordon. She draws children as competent, brave, creative, and resourceful human beings, just like Etta. When she's not Illustrating, she's crocheting, playing guitar, enjoying a video game, or writing a story of her own. Chloe lives in the Midwest with her husband, Seth, and orange cat, Pencil.
"This one should make for an immersive read-aloud that will have readers impressed by Eva's perseverance and can-do spirit... Sure to encourage budding young business owners to follow the protagonist's example" -- Kirkus Reviews
"This story provides a positive characterization of a young girl who is motivated and determined, a truly positive female character. This book would prove to be a fun read for any aspiring young entrepreneur." -- School Library Connection
"Eva is portrayed as a problem solver, meeting challenge after challenge by pondering, experimenting, and trying new possibilities. The whimsical illustrations highlight Eva's thought processes, showing how her new ideas snap, sizzle, and sprout. The book is a visual treat (be sure to check out the endpapers), and the message about persevering is inspiring." -- Booklist