Thursday, July 30, 2015

Edgar Wants to Be Alone by Jean-Francois Dumont - ESSENTIAL

Dumont, Jean-Francois Edgar Wants to Be Alone. PICTURE BOOK. Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2015. $16. Content: G
Edgar the rat is alone and that is the way he likes it. Every animal on the farm knows it's best just to leave him be. Then one day an earthworm starts following him around. Edgar is angry! He wants to be alone! He tries to outrun the worm, out swim it, even asks the other animals to help him, but that worm just won't leave. Edgar needs to solve this problem and takes matters into his own hands with an unexpected result.
This is a clever book with outstanding illustrations that will cause readers of all ages to laugh. From the grouchy main character to the silly surprise ending, this is a book everyone will enjoy.

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