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Don’t Wake Up Tiger

Don't Wake Up Tiger. Britta Teckentrup. Illustrated by Britta Teckentrup. 2016. Nosy Crow. 24 pages. "Don't Wake Up Tiger" by Britta Teckentrup follows a stork, fox, tortoise, frog and mouse who are trying to sneak past a sleeping tiger while carrying a bunch of balloons.  This story allows for a great deal of interaction as… Continue reading Don’t Wake Up Tiger

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Handa’s Surprise

Handa's Surprise. Eileen Browne. Illustrated by Eileen Browne. 1994. Walker Books Ltd. 24 pages. “Handa's Surpise” by Eileen Browne follows Handa, who's part of the Luo tribe in south-west Kenya, on her journey to a neighbouring village.  She has carefully chosen seven delicious fruit to surprise her friend Akeyo with and ponders along the way which… Continue reading Handa’s Surprise

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The Crocodile Who Didn’t Like Water

The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water. Gemma Merino.  Illustrations by Gemma Merino. 2013. Macmillan Children's Books. 24 pages. “The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water” by Gemma Merino follows one little crocodile who, unlike his brothers and sisters, absolutely hates to swim. He really wants to play with the other crocodiles though so saves up his… Continue reading The Crocodile Who Didn’t Like Water