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What could be more fun
than a tea party?

“A polka dot tea party of course,” says Jackie Rabbit, as she delivers party invitations to her friends.

This easy-to-read book is about friendship and discovery and contains full-color illustrations featuring fun representations of the Sonoran Desert and its inhabitants.

Put your polka dots on, make up some polka dot jokes, and warm up your dance moves with your favorite dance music.

The Polka Dot Tea Party book cover
Then join Jackie and her friends as they discover shapes in nature, sip tea, munch on cookes, sing, dance, tell jokes and laugh at the best polka dot tea party ever.

Jackie delivers invitations to the party
Released: February 22, 2019
Pages: 32
Soft Cover: ISBN: 9781977201492
Hard Cover: ISBN: 9781977207159
Age Range: 3-6
Author: Vicki Riske
Illustrator: Vicki Riske
Soft or Hard Cover

Vicki Riske
Photo of Vicki Riske

Just like Jackie Rabbit, the main character of this book, Vicki Riske has lived in the Arizona desert for many years.

After a career as a learning designer, she now spends time writing children’s stories, and designing and making puppets. She loves hiking in the desert around Phoenix, looking high and low for polka dots and wildlife.

Vick is passionate about preserving the giant polka dot we all live on for future generations.

Phoenix artist Laura Best illustrated her second book, Grandma Bibi, a heartwarming story about shared memories and love. It tackles the difficulties of memory loss in older loved ones from a child’s perspective. Her third book My Teeth Are Too Big, is about how self confidence affects us all no matter our age and is presented with fun thoughtful measure. Her award winning book, Fishy Tales,  has been translated into Spanish by Sonia Elizabeth Urrutia de Soto, Los pececitos aventureros. These two books are about fish who love to swim, and play in the ocean. But encounter environmental problems in their water caused by plastic trash. This book is a great conversation starter for discussions on climate change and our responsibility to care for our planet earth.