This short picture book follows a hardworking cicada who is underappreciated at work, though he knows he works harder than any of his human co-workers. Mistreated, sad, and alone, the little cicada is ready to give up...when something . . .
*Certain books are easier to review differently than in my usual format — this is one of them. Everyone knows the story of Little Red Riding Hood -- over the river and through the woods to Grandmother's house she goes...but what she discovers is much worse than simply her bedridden grandmother. The wolf has devoured the [...]
*Certain books are easier to review differently than in my usual format — this is one of them. When I discovered I had to read either an alphabet or counting book for my Children's Lit class, I wasn't exactly thrilled. Luckily, I decided to read Jerry Pallotta's The Icky Bug Counting Book and I found myself enjoying [...]