Thursday, July 5, 2018

HOLLY'S DAY AT THE POOL by Benson Shum / Book Review #HollysDayAtThePool


Concept & Pictures by: Benson Shum
Words by: Carol Arrow
Published by: Disney Hyperion
Released on: April 25th, 2017
Ages: 3 & up
Series: Walt Disney Animation Studios Artist Showcase Books
Purchase fromDisney & other stores
Rating: 4 owlets
Thank you to Disney Hyperion for providing an arc of this book in exchange for my honest review 

"NOOOOOOO! I don’t want to go to the pool. What if . . . the water is too cold?” says Holly.

Holly the hippo imagines the worst: icebergs and icy water, penguins and seals! Her imagination bursts at every turn, making it harder and harder for her to step foot in the pool.
Until she get the chance to be a hero. Holly may be scared, but she is a very brave girl.
The perfect summer read. Holly is one brave hippo. Especially when it comes to helping her sister. When she's starts imagining all the things that can be scary at the pool, nothing her father says can reassure her it will be fine, and fun. That is until Holly's sister needs her help, and Holly bravely faced her fears without a second though. While Holly was at first scared, she quickly realizes how fun visiting the pool is. Especially when she's got her friends and family there with her. 

Holly's Day At The Pool is exactly what I excepted from the Walt Disney animation studio. It's encouraging, cute story paired with the perfect artist blend of classic Disney illustrations will bring a smile to your face. No matter how old you are, you'll enjoy reading Holly's story. Perfect for summer reading, this is one adorable picture young readers will enjoy. 

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