Tuesday, December 10, 2013

The Bad Birthday Idea by Madeline Valentine - ADVISABLE

Valentine, Madeline The Bad Birthday Idea PICTURE BOOK. Alfred A. Knopf, 2013. $17.99. Content: G

All Alice wants is to play with her big brother Ben. But Ben is into robots and Alice isn’t. She decides to ask for a robot for her birthday in hopes of enticing Ben to play with her. Ben makes a bad choice on Alice’s birthday and has to make things right. Alice is surprisingly okay; probably because she gets to play with her brother Ben. It’s a touching story of how you don’t need things to enjoy someone’s company.

EL (K-3) - ADVISABLE Reviewer: SM

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