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


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


The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo. Julia Donaldson. Illustrated by Axel Scheffler. 1999. Macmillan Publishers. 24 pages. "The Gruffalo" by Julia Donaldson follows a clever Mouse who claims to be dining with a Gruffalo to avoid being eaten on his way through the deep, dark wood. Mouse is shocked to come across the not-so-imaginary monster he had been describing all… Continue reading The Gruffalo