While shopping for her sister’s birthday present Nancy discovers the most beautiful fan at Belle’s Fabulous Fashion Boutique. But Nancy is broke, having spent all of her money on her sister’s present. Never fear, Nancy has a plan. She’ll open up her own fabulous fashion boutique. She’ll have the money to buy that fan in no time. Business is grand until her sister sets her heart on a rhinestone necklace Nancy is selling to someone else. Despite a tremendous temper tantrum, Nancy sells the necklace to another customer; giving her enough money to purchase the fabulous fan. But Nancy’s excitement dwindles away when her sister catchers her wrapping her birthday present and wants to know if it’s the pretty necklace. What’s a good sister to do?
As with the other stories about Fancy Nancy, O’Connor manages to tell an engaging story, teach a little lesson, and throw in some fancy new vocabulary words. Fancy Nancy fans will not be disappointed with this latest installment.
Recommended for ages Kindergarten through3rd grade.
Mrs. Archer’s rating: 5 of 5 (for both the story and the illustrations)