LET’S ALL SING HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Chana Stiefel’s newest picture book that launches TODAY:
Happy Birthday to You, Happy Birthday to You, Happy Birthday to WAKAWAKALOCH, Happy Birthday to You!
MY NAME IS WAKAWAKALOCH
Written by Chana Stiefel
Illustrated by Mary Sullivan
Published by HMH Books for Young Readers (August 27, 2019)
Here’s a bit about the book:
No one can pronounce Wakawakaloch’s name. Why couldn’t she be called something simple . . . like Gloop? That’s a name you can find on a T-shirt! But after a visit with her village’s elder, Wakawakaloch discovers what her name means, and how powerful names can be. Gloop may be easy to say, but the girl who helps her friends embrace differences and wear their names proudly? Her name is Wakawakaloch!
Is it Friday already? I’m not sure what is happening to time…is it just me or is it going faster for everyone?
But the good thing is that Friday means we get to read and review another wonderful picture book – hurray! And not only is today’s book by one of my dearest critique buddies, but it has also been KID-TESTED by my 5-year old granddaughter…I read it to her on Skype…and she loved it! She saw the cover and said Continue reading
Happy Birthday to you. Happy Birthday to you. Happy Birthday dear… Continue reading