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About The Book

Sprinkles and Swirls, the deliciously sweet cupcake duo, get up on stage in this third book in the Level 1 Ready-to-Read Graphics series!

Sprinkles and Swirls are leaping into more fun! They are going to perform at the talent show. But what should they do? Join them as they discover their many talents in this sweet story!

Ready-to-Read Graphics books give readers the perfect introduction to the graphic novel format with easy-to-follow panels, speech bubbles with accessible vocabulary, and sequential storytelling that is spot-on for beginning readers. There’s even a how-to guide for reading graphic novels at the beginning of each book.

About The Author

© Lola M. Schaefer

Award-winning author Lola M. Schaefer has published more than 280 books for children. She enjoys writing both fiction and nonfiction, especially for younger audiences. She wrote the Mittens books for emergent readers, which have sold more than one million copies. Many of her picture books have been translated into other languages from Russian to Korean to French. When Lola is not writing, offering workshops to aspiring writers, or writing side-by-side with children, you might find her gardening, hiking, or reading a good book. To learn more, visit

About The Illustrator

© Savannah Allen

Savannah Allen is a self-taught illustrator in Nashville, Tennessee. Savannah lives in a world of cupcakes and rainbows and strives to bring that level of joy and whimsy into the world. In her free time you can find her making forts and snacks with her husband and two kids, Sadie Lou and baby Ben.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon Spotlight (September 27, 2022)
  • Length: 64 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781665917971
  • Grades: P - 1
  • Ages: 4 - 6
  • Lexile ® GN240L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®

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Raves and Reviews

A beginning reader comics series with frosting and cherries on top.

– Horn Book Magazine, 1/1/2023

"Cutesy and high-energy and featuring simple illustrations with bright colors and lots of stars and hearts in the background, this story of one friend encouraging another is more sugar than substance, though it’s just the thing for those new to the format."

– Kirkus Reviews, 8/01/2022

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