Monday, October 7, 2013

The Pet Project: Cute & Cuddly Vicious Verses by Lisa Wheeler

A young girl wants a pet. Her parents don't give her a definite answer, but they encourage her to research her options. The girl's research is interesting, eye-opening, and hilarious.

What I thought: Oh! I can't wait to share this with my 1st and 2nd graders when I do outreach storytime. They'll love it as I did. I laughed out loud several times while reading. My favorite poems are sheep (too true!), bunnies, and disappointments. I love the illustrations especially the bold black lines.

(Illus. Zachariah Ohora. Atheneum, 2013)

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