Sheth, Kashmira Tiger in My Soup Illustrated by Jeeffrey Ebbeler Peachtree Publishers, 2013. $7.95 PICTURE BOOK Content: G.
A little boy is left home with his sister as the babysitter. He begs her to read to him his book about tigers, but she is always too busy. She makes him lunch and when he looks into his soup he sees a tiger. He tries to warn his sister about the tiger, but she finally pays him enough attention that she starts to read him his tiger book while he eats his lunch. Through the steam coming off his soup he can’t tell if his sister might be the tiger.
The illustrations in this book are adorable. I love the creative idea and how the little boy uses his imagination. Taking the book as a whole, I felt like the story was implied more than it was told and it felt unfinished.
EL (K-3) – OPTIONAL. Reviewer, C. Peterson.