Publisher: Scholastic (1968)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 6.8 MB
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Any collaborative attempt by means of the esteemed Charlotte Zolotow and the illustrious Maurice Sendak is sure to be successful. those loved creators of numerous kid's favorites outdo themselves with this 1963 Caldecott Honor-winning vintage a few little woman short of tips. discovering a birthday current for her mom is not any effortless activity for our heroine. fortunately, she occurs upon the avuncular Mr. Rabbit, whose middle is within the correct position, whether he does not constantly have the simplest principles. eventually, his feedback do come in useful, and among the 2 of them they be certain the best birthday tribute: the present of colour. kids will sign up for the protagonists in considering the best way to make the summary tangible, and all readers should be extremely joyful to work out yellow translate to bananas, as eco-friendly is given in pears, and blue takes the form of grapes.
The tender, muted colours of Sendak's illustrations are akin to a Monet landscape--utterly attractive and dreamy. And the reflective, sing-song discussion among Mr. Rabbit and the woman is as deliciously lulling as a shady swing in a hammock. This quiet, peaceable booklet is a treasure for any shelf. (Ages four to eight)