What’s red and green and a sticky, mushy mess? The legendary Jelly Bean Row no less! How did Jelly Bean Row get its name? Here’s a slap happy tale nestled inside dozens of bright, rainbow-drenched illustrations that will tickle the imagination and bring a sparkle to the eye of codgers and kids alike. You’re invited to meet some of the colourful characters from one of the most famous streets in the City of Legends.
The Jelly Bean Row
A native Newfoundlander, Susan Pynn is a professional writer with a background in Marketing and Communications. She is devoted to her family, animals of all shapes and sizes and literature. Susan travels throughout North America to promote her books. The Jelly Bean Row is Susan Pynn’s third book for young readers, following her success in 2007 with A Puppy Story and The Colours of my Home: A Portrait of Newfoundland and Labrador (both published by Creative).
Elizabeth Pratt is a Visual Artist from St. John’s Newfoundland. She attended the New Brunswick College of Craft & Design in Fredericton. “'Normal' is just a dryer setting.” Something Lizz lives by-finding humor in what others find strange, she has learned to laugh at herself. Life’s funny, draw about it.
[The Jelly Bean Row has ] captivating illustrations which, as one would expect with a book of this name and subject, are colourful. The reader could spend a significant amount of time examining the detail of each page. Expressions on humans and animals enhance the text and will be sure to cause smiles among adult readers and interest among preschoolers.
CM Magazine, Roxy Garstad, librarian