Old rock's friends worry that being a rock must be boring. As they share their adventures, he patiently listens. It turns out he's able to top their stories with tales of his own adventures. He flew out of a volcano, saw the dinosaurs, and rode in a glacier. While it takes some time, he manages to convince them being an old rock is actually pretty interesting. Along the way you get to experience old rock's wisdom and his unique take on life and in the process you learn about the earth's history as well. Great informational fiction!
This is the sequel to Llama Destroys the World, another one of my favorite picture books! In the sequel, you get to experience Llama's whacky humor, creative thinking, and wild inventions again as he comes up with the genius ides to clone an alpaca to help him keep his house clean. What could go wrong?
I love this book so much. If I try to explain this story, it won't do it justice. You just have to read it. Trust me. And trust the wise people who award authors the John Newberry Medal because they felt the same way.
Hello, Little One is about Little Caterpillar who experiences a mostly solitary green world, until he meets Orange, a magnificent monarch butterfly. Through Orange, Little Caterpillar learns about the greater world, makes a friend, and learns about himself as well. This story is so beautiful, told with lyrical language that sheds light on the cycle of life. It touches you in a magical way that you will continue to hold in your heart long after.