>> Wednesday, July 31, 2013
In reorganizing the school room, we came upon some Tiger Tales books from the last shipment that we had not yet read.
Farmer's Market Day, by Shandra Tent, is told in rhyme and depicts a day at a Saturday market. The little girl in the story is excited to go and can't wait to choose a special thing to buy. We liked it because it reminded us of going to the market when we lived in Costa Rica. J-jo remembered buying pipa and not liking it very much. The illustrations, typical of Tiger Tales books, are delightful. They are bold, two page spreads and do a good job of showing the variety of fresh food found at a market and the exuberance of the little girl. This book would be a wonderful read before taking your child to the market, but I recommend it for the under fives.
What a Wonderful World, by Suzanne Chiew, is a beautiful book full of watercolor illustrations of the wonders a bear and his mama see in the world. I loved it because it evoked the feelings of glorious awe I have over God's creations when I am out in nature. It is a beautiful prayer of praise and the perfect book to read last at bedtime, as happened tonight. In total candor, J-jo thought it was not exciting enough and wanted another book, but I delighted in it's lyrical beauty.
Thank you to Tiger Tales for sending us such beautiful books to review. No other compensations were received and I was not required to write a positive review. There are no affiliate links in this post.