It's Angelina's birthday and she's having a birthday picnic! When Angelina and Alice race home on their bicycles from buying decorations, Angelina hits a rock and breaks her bike. Angelina and Alice work very hard doing jobs for people to earn enough money to buy the most beautiful bicycle in the window at the bike store, but it is too expensive. What will happen for Angelina's birthday?
Its Angelinas birthday, and theres going to be a party! She and her best friend Alice happily ride their bicycles to Mrs. Thimbles General Store to buy decorations. But as they race home, bang! Angelina hits a rock and breaks her treasured bike. She works hard to earn money for a new one, but the most beautiful bike is very expensive.Will Angelinas birthday be ruined? Or will it be the happiest and most surprising one ever?
Katharine Holabird’s first Angelina Ballerina book was published in 1983. After graduating from the Francis Parker School in Chicago, Katharine attended Bennington College in Vermont. She received a B.A. in Literature from Bennington in 1969, and then worked as a literary editor at the college for a year. The following year she went to Italy, where she became a freelance journalist. In 1974, Katharine married and moved with her husband, Michael Haggiag, to London, England where she lives today with her family.
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