Flood, Ciara The Perfect Picnic Bonnier Publishing, 2016. $16.99 PICTURE BOOK
Squirrel and Mole are best friends and they decide to have a
picnic. Everything has to be completely perfect. They spend so much time looking
for the perfect spot that they don’t realize that Moles backpack has ripped and
spilled their food and supplies who knows where. Is their day ruined?
First off this is some of my favorite artwork I have seen in a
long while. Its so harmonious, charming and darling. The characters faces are
so comical and adorable! I think children will especially love the first page
where you can see a cutaway of the main animals homes. I love the message that
its ok if things go wrong and that things don’t have to be perfect to be
Reviewer: Stephanie Elementary School Librarian & Author.