Wild Child

zupers leggings!

She’s a monkey without a cause — always climbing, swinging, playing, and digging. (Whoever said girls sit inside and color all day never met a little chickie from the Pacific Northwest.)

For active tree climbers who prefer the outdoors, Zupers are a natural fit. Created by Seattle mom Wendy Feller, the leggings are reinforced with heart-shaped neoprene pads to protect knobby knees from skidding and skinning.

Ranging in size from 6 months to 6x, Zupers come in more than a dozen patterns and colors, so opinionated dirt divas can take their pick and keep on moving.

She’ll just have to follow her animal instinct.

Available online at zupergirls.com.

this week in seattle!

Lois V. Harris

What: The local children’s book author reads from her newest, Charlie Russell: Tale-Telling Cowboy Artist.
Why: It’s the wild, wild West(ern Washington).
When: Tues., 10 a.m.
Where: Barnes & Noble, University Village, 2675 NE University Village St. (206-517-4107).

Dino Day

What: Pint-size excavators meet with paleontologists, examine fossil collections, and participate in dino-themed activities at the 25th annual prehistoric event.
Why: There was life before big purple dinosaurs.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, 17th Ave. NE, at NE 45th St. (206-543-5590).

The Emperor’s New Clothes
What: StoryBook Theater’s musical (and comical) adaptation of the classic story of the narcissistic king and his make-believe wardrobe.
Why: He’s so vain, he probably thought the play was about him.
When: Sun., 1 & 3 p.m.
Where: Museum of History & Industry, 2700 24th Ave. E. (206-324-1126).

Photo: Courtesy of Zupers

Barnes & Noble
2675 NE University Village St
in University Village
Seattle, WA 98105
860 Terry Ave N
@ Naval Reserve Armory
Seattle, WA 98109
17th Ave NE
@ NE 45th St
Seattle, WA 98195