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Everyone Loves a Parade!*


Music, costumes, food and fun...

It must be a PARADE!

From drummers banging to the beat to firecrackers going BOOM, parades are fun for everyone! 


Find out more in this rollicking, rhyming journey through some of the country's most celebrated parades!





INCREDIBLE is waiting

to be known.

- Carl Sagan



Cue the Confetti!


written by Andrea Denish and illustrated by Guilherme Franco.  

Published by Astra Books for Young Readers


     With each page turn, readers will be transported to another popular parade. Featured parades include the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Tournament of Roses Parade, Mardi Gras Parade, Chinese New Year Parade and more. 

     The book was inspired by the 2018 Philadelphia Eagles Superbowl Championship Parade, a first of its kind in the City of Brotherly Love. By all accounts the parade was the largest in Philadelphia history and the mess left behind was epic.

"Doesn’t everyone love a parade? Denish and Franco capture the joyful chaos of long-standing parades like Thanksgiving, Chinese New Year, and Fourth of July as well as more recent or localized parades such as Pride Mardi Gras or the celebration of a sports championship. Vibrant, full-bleed illustrations show a diverse, multigenerational community participating in and enjoying each parade. Four lines of rhyming text describe each parade’s distinctive sights and sounds. A festive celebration of America’s more-common parades."

—Kirkus Reviews

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Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators