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Esme always has a plan. A funny and sweet early illustrated chapter book about a problem-solving girl who decides to start her own badge-earning troop . . . and makes a new friend along the way. For fans of Dory Fantasmagory.


Esme lives with her grandparents on the uppermost floor of the topmost best building. She has just met a future friend named Wendall who came to her door selling Troop Badger cookies. He is hoping to earn his Cookie Empresario badge. Esme thinks she would like to earn a Cookie Empresario badge too! One small problem: she is not in Troop Badger.

But Esme is a problem solver! She decides to start her own troop: Troop Esme. It will include all the neighbors in the topmost best building. And her first act as troop leader? Help Wendall sell all his cookies, of course!

A funny and delightful story about cookies, badges and most importantly, friendship.


Illustrated by #1 New York Times Bestselling Illustrator Marissa Valdez

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