A cauliflower hat, a fish bonnet, a few large animals, a flying boar called Melvin, and a whole lot of watermelons come together in this wacky tale told in rhyme
To the villagers who watch her going about her day, it is clear that Miss Jolly is irritatingly happy. Her never-ending cheerfulness leaves three of her neighbors highly confused and jealous, driving them to ridiculous and hilarious measures in an attempt to compete with Miss Jolly in the happiness—and headgear—stakes. Beautiful and insane in equal measure, this wacky book follows three local busybodies on their journey to discover the secret of true happiness.
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K-Gr 2—Dreis combines opulent color, comical poses, and a novel composition to create this luscious picture book. Miserable Miss Whimper, Miss Grouch, and Miss Stern mimic details of their neighbor Miss Jolly's lifestyle in an effort to capture her joie de vivrJun 01 2013 | Read Full Review of Happiness is a Watermelon on ...