Today is Friday – I have a children’s book review to add to the Perfect Picture Book resource list that author Susanna Leonard Hill is building on her blog. For more wonderful reviews from authors, educators and others who contributed today, please go here.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner – I’m thankful to be closer to family and those I love. This year, my daughter and I will share the joy of cooking the family meal together.
My picture book choice echoes that theme.
LITTLE PIG JOINS THE BAND
Written and illustrated by David Hyde Costello
Publisher: Charlesbridge (2011)
Ages: 4 and up
Self-esteem, family togetherness
“Sometimes Little Pig did not like being little, or even being called Little Pig.”
From Amazon: “Little pig has trouble keeping up with his older–and bigger –brothers and sisters. When they get out Grandpa’s old marching-band instruments, Little Pig is too little to play any of them. But when the disorganized band has a pig-pile mishap Continue reading