“Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or a duty. It should be offered to them as a precious gift." Kate DiCamillo
Monday, August 3, 2015
THE NEW SMALL PERSON- Lauren Child
I love collage illustrations.
And Lauren Child is one of my favorites!
She has a new "big brother/big sister" book!
Elmore Green starts off life as an only child (as many children do!)
And he likes it a lot.
Elmore gets to watch what he likes on television
And no one ever changes the channel.
When his uncle sends him a jar of jelly beans
No one else eats them
He doesn't have to share,
especially not the orange ones.
But then one day a new small person comes home.
And suddenly everything changes.
First, Elmore doesn't like it much.
But then, finally, well, you can probably guess what happens at the end.
A great new book for the sibling library!
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This looks so cute, Carol. I love the collage work that artists do, too. I'd love to be able to do that! Thanks for telling about the book!
Thanks for sharing this book. My 6 year old grandson has had to abruptly give up being an only child. His parents have become the foster parents of my 2 year old granddaughter. Do you think it is age appropriate for him?
I think it would be perfect for your grandson!
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