Perfect Picture Book Friday: The Rooster Prince of Breslov

We have a winter wonderland here in New Hampshire. I’m sure the Presidential candidates aren’t thrilled with having to stump around in all of this snow in preparation for the primary…but it sure is pretty to look at.

snowy presidential primary

Photo courtesy: David Lane – http://www.unionleader.com

With the Presidential debates a nightly news item, the subject of leadership has been on my mind. And when I came across The Rooster Prince of Breslov, I knew it would be my Perfect Picture Book Friday choice this week.

the rooster prince of breslov

The Rooster Prince of Breslov

Written by Ann Redisch Stampler

Illustrated by Eugene Yelchin

Publisher: Clarion Books (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt – 2010)

Ages: 5-8

Themes: Leadership, humor, Jewish folktale

Opening Lines:

In Breslov, there lived a prince who had more than he wanted. When he was hungry for a scrap of bread, he got a slice of cake dripping with honey. When he asked for a raisin, he was given a silver bowl of candied plums. Continue reading