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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Uni the Unicorn and the Dream Come True Blog Tour (picture book review)

Uni the Unicorn and the Dream Come True
(Uni the Unicorn #2)
By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Illustrated by Brigette Barrager
August 29, 2017
Random House BFYR
Source: from pub for review
Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Brigette Barrager reunite to bring us a sparkly, magical sequel to Uni the Unicorn!

The Land of Unicorns is in trouble -- it has been raining and raining for what seems like forever. This is a big problem because there are only three ways that unicorns can get their magic: from the golden sun, from magnificent rainbows, and from the sparkle of believing.

Luckily, Uni the Unicorn has always always always believed...that little girls are REAL. Join this very special unicorn and the little girl who believes right back as they finally meet and work together to save a magical land and all who live there!

Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Brigette Barrager reunite to revive this world glowing with possibility and hope that is the stuff of childhood fantasies.

It’s been raining for days in the land of unicorns, which means no sun, no rainbows, and no sparkly magic. But Uni, a very special unicorn, believes that little girls are REAL and knows of one special little girl who just may be able to help...and when that special little girl and that special unicorn make a wish at the same time, they’re magically brought together and set out to help the other unicorns stops the rain and bring magic back to their land.

The late, great, and beloved author Amy Krouse Rosenthal has left behind another enchanting, exciting, and engaging story about Uni the Unicorn! Uni the Unicorn and the Dream Come True is told through perfectly simple and charming text, as Rosenthal weaves a fantastical and fanciful tale bursting with imagination, magic, and sweetness. Little readers will be dazzled by the world of unicorns and love seeing this world go from dreary and rainy to sunshiney once again!

Brigette Barrager’s bright, gorgeously colored illustrations bring this fairytale-esque world to life beautifully! With a dreamy and sparkly color palette, wondrous scenes, and adorable characters, the illustrations in this book will captivate the imaginations of little readers.

Fun from beginning to end, with a fantastical story and marvelous illustrations, Uni the Unicorn! Uni the Unicorn and the Dream Come True is sure to charm readers of all ages!

AMY KROUSE ROSENTHAL is the author of lots of books for children (such as That’s Me Loving You, Al Pha’s Bet, On the Spot, and Uni the Unicorn) and some books for grown-ups (like Textbook Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life). You can find more about Amy’s books online at

BRIGETTE BARRAGER graduated from CalArts with a BFA in character animation in 2007. She likes tea and books and general old lady-ish stuff, and hates when people’s toes hang over the edge of their sandals. Visit her at

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