Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Book Review- Lucky's Little Feather

By Peggy van Gurp
Illustrated by Peggy van Gurp
Published by Clavis Books
To Be Released on March 31st, 2011
Source- The Publisher
3 stars- It's A Good Read

Lucky the mouse has a new friend—a little feather that brings him good luck. From avoiding a hungry fox to escaping the claws of a hawk, Lucky’s new charm helps him steer clear of one dangerous situation after another. His friend Lucy refuses to believe that the feather brings good fortune— until she sees it with her own eyes. Demonstrating that happiness can be found in the smallest of things, this story illustrates the importance of staying positive in all situations (quoted from Goodreads).

Lucky is quite an optimistic, fun mouse to read about. When his friend Lucy doesn't believe his feather is actually lucky, not only does Lucky tell her about some of his experiences from that day, but she discovers for herself just how lucky it is.

Lucky teaches his readers a powerful message about finding the good in all situations. I really liked how happy and positive he is through out the story and his mishaps. I think young readers will be able to understand the importance finding the good in all things and thinking positively.

Lucky is a fun, quick read that will capture young readers attentions with it's simple, brightly colored illustrations.

I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. ~ Anna Quindlen

Good children's literature appeals not only to
the child in the adult, but to the adult in the child.
~ Anonymous ~