By Kristi Yamaguchi, Tim Bowers
New York Times Bestseller!
"You move, Girl!"
"Dream immense, pig!"
Poppy is a waddling, toddling pig with enormous goals. She desires to be a celeb! yet she quickly discovers that is not as effortless because it sounds. it is just while Poppy feels the magic of gliding and sliding, swirling and twirling on ice that our so much continual pig really believes in herself: Poppy, superstar of the rink!
Kristi Yamaguchi is an ice-skating Olympic gold medalist and global champion who is aware tips to make goals come real. via her photo publication debut, Kristi evokes teenagers of every age to dream big!
Kristi Yamaguchi is an Olympic determine skating champion and winner of Dancing With the Stars. Her motto "Always Dream" contributed to her good fortune off and on the ice and is one who she aspires to instill within the hearts of youngsters. Kristi presently lives within the San Francisco Bay quarter together with her husband and their younger daughters.
Tim Bowers has consistently had a love for animals. in truth, he loved spending time at his grandparents' domestic traveling their hairy buddies, which at one time, integrated a puppy pig named Porky! Tim has illustrated greater than twenty-five kid's books and acquired a number of awards for his delightfully candy and foolish illustrations. He usually visits faculties to advertise literacy and to proportion his adventure and love for illustrating kid's books. Tim Bowers lives in Ohio along with his spouse. Visit him at www.timbowers.com
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Poppy had constantly dreamed of being a fancy prima ballerina. She attempted out for Swan Lake, a recognized ballet. yet Poppy used to be no longer sleek. in truth, she used to be relatively clumsy. “Follow your desires! ” stated Poppy’s mom, who enjoyed her it doesn't matter what. “You pass, lady! ” acknowledged Poppy’s grandparents, who have been her largest lovers. “Dream monstrous, pig! ” stated Poppy’s ally, Emma, who used to be continuously there for her. “Dancing seriously is not for you,” acknowledged the folks in control of the ballet. “Try anything else! ” So Poppy attempted out for making a song Stars, a well-liked refrain festival. She had consistently dreamed of being a soulful singer. yet Poppy sang off-key. And to be sincere, she couldn’t particularly hold a music. “Follow your goals! ” acknowledged Poppy’s mom. “You move, lady! ” stated Poppy’s grandparents. “Dream significant, pig! ” stated Emma. “Singing seriously is not for you,” acknowledged the folks in control of the contest. “Try whatever else! ” So Poppy attempted out for twiglet seek. She had continually dreamed of being a big-time splashy twiglet. yet Poppy was once no longer very glitzy or glittery, and she or he even tripped on her fancy costume. “Follow your goals! ” stated Poppy’s mom. “You move, woman! ” stated Poppy’s grandparents. “Dream significant, pig! ” acknowledged Emma. “Modeling is not for you,” stated the folks answerable for the hunt. “Try anything else! ” yet Poppy didn’t comprehend what else to attempt. And as she wandered via New red meat urban, she started to ponder whether her desires would actually come actual. Poppy was once approximately to renounce while she heard her mom say, “Just keep on with your middle. be mindful, we adore you it doesn't matter what. ” And her grandparents cheer, “We’re your greatest lovers! ” And her ally, Emma, squeal, “We’re the following for you! ” Poppy smiled. She knew simply what to do! whilst Poppy thought of every part she actually loved—her family and friends have been on the most sensible of the checklist! So, day after today, Poppy invited Emma for a “pig’s time out” within the park. whereas laughing and jogging alongside, they noticed an ice rink. Poppy and Emma watched the skaters skimming and spinning, swooping and swizzling at the ice. Poppy learned it used to be the main appealing sight she had ever noticeable. Her center danced with pleasure! Emma observed a twinkle in Poppy’s eye and high-fived her buddy. “Dream immense, pig! ” she cheered. So Poppy waddled and toddled correct as much as the instructor and stated, “I’d wish to be a astounding ice-skating megastar. ” “A pig on ice? ” the trainer reflected. “Honey, I don’t comprehend if that’s attainable. ” “Anything’s possible,” replied Poppy. “I think in dreaming sizeable! ” the instructor shrugged. “As you wish,” she stated. “We’ll see if the pig’s acquired pizzazz. ” Poppy laced up her skates. She slipped and slid all around the ice. She fell. yet, this time… …Poppy obtained up. again and again and over, she shuffled and stumbled and fumbled and fell. yet by the point the rink closed for the evening, Poppy was once skating greater than she was once falling. And it felt like…magic! Poppy back to the rink the very subsequent day. Her cheeks have been crimson with iciness wind and pleasure. She was once so satisfied gliding and sliding and tumbling and bumbling at the ice, she didn’t even observe that she wasn’t excellent.