Tuesday, November 22, 2016

MY FAVORITE PETS By GUS W. FOR MS. SMOLINKSKI'S CLASS by Jeanne Birdsall / Book Review #picturebookmonth

By: Jeanne Birdsall
Illustrated by: Harry Bliss
Published by: Knopf
Released on: July 5th, 2016
Ages: 3 & up
Rating: 4 Owlets - We Enjoyed It!
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A hilarious picture book from New York Times bestselling author of The Penderwicks Jeanne Birdsall and New York Timesbestselling illustrator Harry Bliss about one child's outrageous school essay on his "pet" sheep.

Things to know about sheep:
Sheep live outside.
Sheep have wool.
Sheep will not learn to ride a skateboard.
Sheep will not climb a tree.
Sheep will come into the house...but this will get you into trouble.

Seventeen sheep plus one Gus means that life is never dull on the farm! From National Book Award winning author Jeanne Birdsall and New York Times Bestselling illustrator Harry Bliss comes a hilarious tale about man's other best friend.

A hilarious story with some great illustrations. My Favorite Pets is written in a creative way that will have readers laughing hysterically. 

Life for Gus is never dull. Gus's class report, My Favorite Petsillustrates the fun Gus has on his farm raising his sheep. Filled with mishaps, and laugh out loud moments, readers of all ages will enjoy Gus's report/story. After reading this book, you may wish you had your own pet sheep. You also may approve of the final grade Gus received on his report.

This is one hilarious, laugh out loud picture book worth picking up! 

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.
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