Gravel, Elise. Balloon Toons: Adopt A Glurb, 40 pgs. Blue Apple Books, 2010. 10.99. Language-G; Violence-G; Sexual Content-G. “Balloon Toons- Simple stories illustrated with zany cartoon art guaranteed to engage and encourage new readers.” Immediately upon reading this book, my son wanted to adopt a “Glurb”! What a fun and simple book. We loved reading it together and laughed throughout the book. The illustrations are adorable! EL (K-3). ADVISABLE. Reviwer: SL and JL- age 8.