Wild Rilla by Rachna GilmoreWild Rilla by Rachna Gilmore

Wild Rilla

byRachna GilmoreIllustratorYvonne Cathcart

Paperback | September 30, 1997

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A full-colour picture book about an ordinary girl who can magically turn herself into a feisty super girl who helps out.To most people Rilla seems like any kid who sometimes gets into trouble at school. But Rilla is not ordinary at all; she’s magical.She can transform herself into Wild Rilla, unrecognizable to all who know her. When she gets into trouble with her teacher, a magic verse comes to her rescue. In an instant, her clothes become a fantastical costume, her glasses a purple wonder.Like a gust of wind she’s off looking for adventure. The kindergarten teacher is upset because he can’t figure out what to do for art class. Quick as a wink, Rilla shows the students how to decorate the room with hand prints to make a fantasy world of laughing leaves. Discovering how Rilla solves problems will delight readers eight and under. Bright and lively with full-colour illustrations throughout, this picture book tickles the imagination as it empowers the reader.
Born in India, Rachna Gilmore has lived in London, England, and Prince Edward Island. She now lives in Ottawa where she continues to plark (play, work, lark) at her writing, dreaming up weird and wonder-filled tales. Popular children’s illustrator Yvonne Cathcart has illustrated ten picture books including Katharine and the Garbage Dum...
Title:Wild RillaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:24 pages, 8.49 × 8.45 × 0.07 inPublished:September 30, 1997Publisher:Second Story Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0929005929

ISBN - 13:9780929005928

Appropriate for ages: 5

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Join a young girl on an extravagant adventure of imagination in Wild Rilla. Poor Rilla is sentenced to the time-out couch for trying to borrow a few of Billy's blocks. As she struggles to keep still, she constructs a fantasy that takes her throughout the school helping teachers, principals, and students finish their work – and have fun.