Milway, Alex Pigsticks and Harold and the Tuptown Thief 66 pgs. Candlewick, 2015. $12.99 Content: Language: G (0 swears); Mature Content: G Violence: G
makes a statue to be the prize at the Tuptown Butterfly ball and it goes
missing. He enlists his friend Harold to help out solving the puzzle. Together
they try to solve the mystery and they question their friends. Will the
Butterfly ball have to be cancelled?
sort of functions as a chapter book and features absolutely darling illustrations.
That being said the story is sort of nonsensical and offbeat, making it too odd for students to follow,
make predictions, or make sense of. It can't hurt either though, so if you like the art, its wholesome, just not something I would spend my very limited library budget on.
El (K-3) –OPTIONAL
Reviewer: Stephanie Elementary School Librarian & Author.