Wednesday, April 3, 2013
plethora of picture books
PLEASE, PAPA by Kate Banks with illustrations by Gabi Swiatkowska. FSG, 2013.
Alice is making a farm in her room. When she asks politely, she is given some animals for her farm. But no one seems able to give her the horse she desires. Maybe Papa could stand in?
PATCH by David Slonim. Roaring Brook Press, 2013.
A boy and his dog enjoy each other in this book containing several short chapters/stories. Patch is willing to do almost anything for his owner.
A member of the folk band, the Roches talks about what it takes to become part of a band.
There are all kinds of things even a young boy can do if he is determined to do so. He can dress himself, pour himself a drink, and tell a story for starters.