Book Review: Buddy and the Bunnies in: Don’t Play with Your Food! by Bob Shea

dont-play-with-your-food-by_bob_sheaRARR!!  Buddy the monster has his eye on some bunnies!  But how can he eat them when they’re about to make delicious cupcakes?  Or go swimming?  Or go to the fair?  Every day Buddy promises to eat them tomorrow.  But Buddy may have forgotten the rule… you don’t play with your food!  Buddy and the Bunnies in: Don’t Play with Your Food! is fun and colorful and hilarious in the way only Bob Shea can be.  The headline implies that there will be more of these books, and I for one can’t wait!

– Emily

Buddy and the Bunnies in: Don’t Play With Your Food! by Bob Shea; Hyperion Books; 16.99; 3-6 years old

Who Wants to be a Poodle I Don’t: Erin’s Pick of the Day

Who Wants to be a Poodle I Don’t; Lauren Child; $16.99; published 2009; Candlewick Press (ages 3-6)

poodleAuthor Lauren Child’s trademark humor and whimsical illustrations bring to life the story of Twinkle Toes, a pampered poodle who dreams of splashing  in puddles like the other dogs.  Twinkle Toes struggles to find her place as a dog, putting her owner through all sorts of hijinks.  The pages are filled with highly entertaining collage pictures, and the story has a nice theme of self-acceptance.  Who Wants to be a Poodle I Don’t is a book you’ll enjoy reading and re-reading.